NU Online News Service, Feb. 25, 2005, 4:40 p.m. EST

A Minneapolis company has announced a high-level promotion.[@@]

The company, KMG America Corp., has named R. Dale Vaughan president and chief operating officer of its newly acquired Kanawha Insurance Company unit.

Vaughan has been president of Kanawha HealthCare Solutions, and he will continue to hold that title, KMG says. Vaughan began working at Kanawha in 1990 as manager of group underwriting.

Stanley Johnson, chairman of Kanawha Insurance, will continue to hold that title, KMG says.