Great-West Lifeco announces management appointments

TSX:GWO 
WINNIPEG, May 2, 2013 /CNW/ - At Great-West Lifeco's annual meeting held today 
in Winnipeg, Raymond L. McFeetors indicated his decision to step down as 
Chairman of Great-West Lifeco, Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life, 
positions he has held since 2008. Mr. McFeetors will continue to serve as a 
Director, continuing his distinguished 45-year association with the companies, 
which included a longstanding tenure as President and Chief Executive Officer. 
Mr. R. Jeffrey Orr has been appointed to succeed him as Chairman of the Boards 
of the companies. Mr. Orr has been a Director since 2002 and has been Chairman 
of the Executive Committee of the Boards since 2008. He is President and 
Chief Executive Officer of Power Financial Corporation. 
Also at the annual meeting, D. Allen Loney announced his intention to retire 
as President and Chief Executive Officer of Great-West Lifeco, Great-West 
Life, London Life and Canada Life. Mr. Loney has held these positions since 
2008, and has contributed to the success of the companies as CEO and 
throughout his 42-year career with the companies. Mr. Loney will continue to 
serve as a Director. 
Mr. Paul A. Mahon has been appointed to succeed Mr. Loney as President and 
Chief Executive Officer of the companies. Mr. Mahon has been associated with 
Great-West Life for 27 years in increasingly senior roles, including the last 
five years as President and Chief Operating Officer, Canada of Great-West 
Life, London Life and Canada Life. 
Mr. J. Dave Johnston has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer, 
Canada of Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life. Mr. Johnston has been 
associated with Great-West Life for 35 years in a number of increasingly 
senior roles in the company's Group Division, including the last seven years 
as Executive Vice-President, Group. 
Visitwww.greatwestlifeco.com//biographiesandphotos.comfor biographies and 
photographs of these management appointments. 
Great-West Lifeco
Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSX:GWO) is a financial services holding company with 
interests in the life insurance, health insurance, retirement savings, 
investment management and reinsurance businesses. The Company has operations 
in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia through The Great-West Life 
Assurance Company, London Life Insurance Company, The Canada Life Assurance 
Company, Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company and Putnam Investments, 
LLC. Lifeco and its companies have $582 billion in assets under 
administration. Great-West Lifeco is a member of the Power Financial 
Corporation group of companies. 
*assets as at March 31, 2013 
Marlene Klassen, APR Assistant Vice-President, Communication Services 
204.946.7705 
SOURCE: Great-West Lifeco Inc. 
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CO: Great-West Lifeco Inc.
ST: Manitoba
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-0- May/02/2013 16:40 GMT
 
 
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