NU Online News Service, March 1, 2005, 4:15 p.m. EST

A Chattanooga, Tenn., disability insurer has brought in a new high-level executive.[@@]

The insurer, UnumProvident Corp., has hired Joseph Zubretsky to be senior executive vice president of finance, investments and corporate development.

Zubretsky has been president of GAB Robins Group of Companies, Parsippany, N.J., an insurance services company, since 1999. From 1997 to 1999, he was chief financial officer of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Springfield, Mass.

Zubretsky has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hartford.