CNO Financial Group Names Mike Heard as Senior Vice President of Operations

 CNO Financial Group Names Mike Heard as Senior Vice President of Operations

PR Newswire

CARMEL, Ind., June 7, 2013

CARMEL, Ind., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:
CNO) today announced that Mike Heard has been named senior vice president of
operations, reporting to Bruce Baude, executive vice president, chief
operations and technology officer, effective June 17.

"Mike brings a wealth of industry experience in claims, policyholder service,
product support, and risk management," said Baude. "He is a proven leader,
and we are delighted to have him join us."

Heard, 47, was previously senior vice president, business strategy & product
support for Genworth Financial. Prior to that assignment, he was the senior
vice president of claims for Genworth for seven years, and he also held a
variety of claims, service, and operations roles for GE Financial. He earned
both his M.S. and B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.

Heard will assume most of the responsibilities of Chris McKee, who will be
taking the role of senior vice president, infrastructure services, and will be
accountable for IT infrastructure and enterprise print and mail production,
also reporting to Baude.

About CNO Financial Group
CNO Financial Group is a holding company. Our insurance subsidiaries –
principally Bankers Life and Casualty Company, Washington National Insurance
Company and Colonial Penn Life 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

SOURCE CNO Financial Group, Inc.

Contact: (News Media) Barbara Ciesemier, +1.312.396.7461; or (Investors) Erik
Helding, +1.317.817.4760
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