CNO Financial Group names Tom Kleyle as Vice President, General Auditor

   CNO Financial Group names Tom Kleyle as Vice President, General Auditor

PR Newswire

CARMEL, Ind., Jan. 4, 2013

CARMEL, Ind., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:
CNO) today announced that Tom Kleyle is joining the company, effective January
21, as Vice President, General Auditor. He will report to CNO's Audit and
Risk Committee of the Board, Chaired by Robert Greving, and administratively
report to Fred Crawford, Chief Financial Officer.

"Tom is a seasoned finance professional who will be a strong addition to our
team," said Crawford. "His breadth and depth of insurance industry experience
will be a great asset to CNO."

Kleyle joins CNO from WellPoint, where he served since 2008, most recently as
a Staff Vice President in Finance & Information Technology responsible for the
evaluation of the internal control environment, including compliance and
Sarbanes-Oxley, and the IT control environment and Quality Assurance
function. Prior to WellPoint, he spent 10 years at PriceWaterhouseCoopers,
where he was a Senior Manager and led both audits and consulting engagements
for the insurance industry.

Kleyle earned his B.S. in Accounting and his MBA in Finance from Indiana
University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

About CNO
CNO is a holding company.Our insurance subsidiaries - principally Bankers
Life and Casualty Company, Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company and Washington
National Insurance Company - serve pre-retiree and retired Americans by
helping them protect against financial adversity and provide for a more secure
retirement.For more information, visit CNO online at

SOURCE CNO Financial Group, Inc.

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