NU Online News Service, March 10, 2005, 2:15 p.m. EST

Old Mutual Financial Network, Atlanta, has appointed Dennis R. Higgins as its regional vice president for the Northeast) for annuity distribution.[@@]

Higgins will serve as an external wholesaler, building relationships with distributors and assumING responsibility for all sales and marketing activities for the Fidelity and Guaranty Life and Americom Life and Annuity products in the region.

He had previously been the marketing director and chief marketing officer of Ann Arbor Annuity Exchange, Inc./Annuitech Consulting Group LLC.

Old Mutual Financial Network is the marketing name for Fidelity and Guaranty Life Insurance Company, Americom Life and Annuity Insurance Company, and Fidelity and Guaranty Life of New York.