Michael Temple to Join Protective as Chief Risk Officer

  Michael Temple to Join Protective as Chief Risk Officer

Business Wire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- November 15, 2012

Protective Life Corporation (NYSE: PL) announced that Michael Temple has been
appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the Company
effective Dec. 3. In his role, Temple will lead the Company’s Enterprise Risk
Management (ERM) program, including risk culture and governance, modeling, and
risk reporting. He will be a member of the Company’s executive leadership
team, reporting to Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer John D.

Temple most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer at
Unum Group in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He has more than twenty-seven years of
total experience in a variety of capacities in the life and health insurance
industry with the most recent seven years as Chief Risk Officer at Unum.

“Mike’s depth of knowledge and understanding of our industry will be a great
asset to Protective as we continue to evolve and strengthen our Enterprise
Risk Management,” said Johns. “We are delighted to have him on the senior
executive leadership team.”

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Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., Protective Life Corporation (NYSE: PL) is a
financial services holding company. The company’s primary subsidiary was
established in 1907 and today still exhibits the steadfast commitment to
provide a valuable portfolio of protection and retirement products to millions
of insured. The company employs more than 2,300 employees with offices
throughout the U.S. It has annual revenues of approximately $3.6 billion and
as of Dec. 31, 2011, had assets of approximately $52.9 billion.


Protective Life Corporation
External Communications:
Christina Anderson, 205-268-4401
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