Jackson National Life Insurance Company has formed a unit that will help financial professionals use annuities and annuity riders in estate planning, business planning and charitable planning.

Jackson National, Lansing, Mich., a unit of Prudential P.L.C., London, says it has picked Peter Radloff to be the vice president in charge of its new Denver-based retirement and wealth strategies group.

Radloff previously was the vice president in charge of Jackson National’s advanced markets unit.

The advanced markets unit will become part of the retirement and wealth strategies group and will continue to report to Radloff, Jackson National says.

The new group will start with 10 financial professionals, Jackson National says.