NU Online News Service, March 23, 2005, 2:23 p.m. EST

National Planning Holdings Inc., Santa Monica, Calif., has named several new vice presidents.[@@]

National Planning Holdings is a unit of Jackson National Life Insurance Company, Lansing, Mich., that runs 4 Jackson National broker-dealer operations.

The National Planning Holdings unit has promoted Oscar Martinez to vice president of communications. Martinez now will oversee the Internet and “extranet” networks for the 4 broker-dealers. Martinez has been an assistant vice president at National Planning Holdings.

One of the 4 broker-dealers, National Planning Corp., has promoted Kirsten Bosch to vice president of branch development and Wendy Omura to vice president of operations. Bosch and Omura both were assistant vice presidents at National Planning Corp.

National Planning’s parent, Jackson National, is a U.S. subsidiary of Prudential P.L.C., London.