NU Online News Service, March 14, 2005, 2:47 p.m. EST

Jackson National Life Distributors Inc. has named a new regional director.[@@]

The distribution arm of Jackson National Life Insurance Company has promoted Scott Burnett to regional director for the company’s Midwest region.

Burnett, who previously was the wholesaler for Western Michigan, now is responsible for wholesalers in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.

Burnett has a bachelor’s degree in business and finance from Michigan State University.

Jackson National is a unit of Prudential P.L.C., London.