Union Bank of California N.A. has named Paul Furlong president of the Southern California operations at its insurance brokerage unit.[@@]

Furlong had been acting president for the Los Angeles area at the brokerage unit, Armstrong/Robitaille, Fullerton, Calif.

Furlong started out as president of Knight Insurance Inc., Glendale, Calif. In 2003, Union Bank, Los Angeles, acquired Knight Insurance and merged it with an agency the bank already owned, Armstrong/Robitaille.

Union Bank also owns Tanner Insurance, Pleasanton, Calif., and John Burnham, San Diego.