Genworth Financial Announces Addition of Paul Gomez, COO, and George Reichert,
CIO, to USMI Senior Leadership Team
Experienced Executives Will Help Plan and Execute Growth Strategy
RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 4, 2013
RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:
GNW) today announced two personnel additions to strengthen the senior
leadership team of its U.S. Mortgage Insurance (USMI) unit.Paul Gomez
recently joined USMI as Chief Operations Officer (COO) and George Reichert
joined as Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Gomez formerly was senior vice president for Genworth Financial's U.S. Life
Insurance Operations team in Richmond, VA. He and his leadership team will
continue to focus on maximizing USMI's operational effectiveness. Gomez is a
graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and holds a Master's of Business
Administration degree from the University of Rhode Island.
Reichert most recently was CIO at Nortel Networks in Research Triangle Park,
NC, where he leveraged his expertise to create and lead the vision for
Nortel's IT restructuring plan. He also led IT teams at Lenovo and DHL.
Reichert graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science, Computer
Information Systems degree from Manhattan College in New York, NY.
"This is an exciting time for USMI as we begin to plan for prudent growth. As
we continue looking at how to best align our Operations teams to achieve our
loss mitigation goals and provide exceptional customer service, Paul's
experience with running large customer service teams and analytics will be key
to our work," said Rohit Gupta, president and chief executive officer of
"George is a results-driven leader with a proven ability to develop and
execute IT strategy as well as motivate and empower people. I'm pleased to
have him on board to focus on how we can best leverage technology to drive the
business forward and effectively manage change. I'm confident that Paul and
George's contributions will be instrumental in creating a bright future for
our business," added Gupta.
About Genworth Financial
Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) is a leading Fortune 500 insurance
holding company dedicated to helping people secure their financial lives,
families and futures. Genworth has leadership positions in offerings that
assist consumers in protecting themselves, investing for the future and
planning for retirement -- including life insurance, long term care insurance,
financial protection coverages, and independent advisor-based wealth
management -- and mortgage insurance that helps consumers achieve home
ownership while assisting lenders in managing their risk and capital.
Genworth operates through three divisions: U.S. Life Insurance, which includes
life insurance, long term care insurance and fixed annuities; Global Mortgage
Insurance, containing U.S. Mortgage Insurance and International Mortgage
Insurance segments; and the Corporate and Other division, which includes the
International Protection and Runoff segments. The Corporate & Other division
also includes the wealth management business presented as discontinued
operations. Products and services are offered through financial
intermediaries, advisors, independent distributors and sales specialists.
Genworth, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, traces its roots back to 1871
and became a public company in 2004. For more information, visit genworth.com.
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SOURCE Genworth Financial, Inc.
Contact: Media - Alfred King (U.S. Mortgage Insurance), 1.919.846.3018,
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