Bank of the West has turned to New England Insurance Co. to sell life insurance in its branches.

The Walnut Creek, Calif., bank began a pilot program last month, opening 18 of its 104 branches to nine New England sales representatives. By July, 40 brokers from a local New England agency will cover all the branches.

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