LIMRA International has named Scott Stathis chief operating officer of Kehrer-LIMRA.

Kehrer-LIMRA is the bank brokerage research and consulting arm of LIMRA International, Windsor, Conn.

Stathis has been running E-Lancers, Groton, Mass., a consulting firm. He also has been president of Unger Software Corp., New York, a financial planning software firm.

E-Lancers now will operate as an affiliate of Kehrer-LIMRA, according to LIMRA.