NU Online News Service, Feb. 3, 2005, 2:37 p.m. EST

A Minneapolis insurer is bringing in an executive who previously worked for Prudential Financial Inc., Newark, N.J.[@@]

The Minneapolis insurer, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, has hired John Miller to be vice president for enterprise operations.

Miller has been a site executive in Prudential’s Minneapolis customer service office.

Miller also spent 15 years working for American Express Financial Advisors, Minneapolis, a unit of American Express Company, New York.

Miller has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Minnesota and holds the Fellow, Academy of Life Underwriting, professional designation.