NU Online News Service, Feb. 4, 2005, 3:12 p.m. EST

A Minneapolis life insurer is bringing in an executive to help it go after “emerging markets.” [@@]

The insurer, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, a unit of Allianz A.G., Munich, has hired Baron Carr to be vice president of multicultural marketing.

Carr previously was vice president of emerging markets and product development in the automotive finance unit at J.P. Morgan Chase & Company.

Carr has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in business from Long Island University.