New York Life Insurance Company has hired Gary Warren to be the first vice president in charge of its advanced markets network department.[@@]

Warren will be responsible for sales of executive benefits and other products through the network, which is based in Leawood, Kan.

Warren previously was a senior vice president in institutional asset management at National City Corp., Cleveland. He also spent 8 years selling corporate-owned life insurance for the Pittsburgh office of The Todd Organization.

Warren has a bachelor’s degree in management engineering from Grove City College and a master’s degree in finance from Gannon University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst professional designation.