Genworth Names Lori M. Evangel Chief Risk Officer

              Genworth Names Lori M. Evangel Chief Risk Officer

PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 6, 2014

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:
GNW) announces that it has named Lori M. Evangel as its new executive vice
president and chief risk officer, joining the company on January 6, 2014.

Evangel comes to Genworth from Aflac, Inc., where she served as a managing
director and chief risk officer for Global Investments while developing the
investment division risk management function, including new credit and market
risk systems and a new enterprise stress testing framework. Prior to that,
Evangel was senior vice president and enterprise risk officer for MetLife,
responsible for developing and leading the global Enterprise Risk Management
unit in partnership with a cross-functional team in more than 50 countries.

"Managing risk is one of our core capabilities as an insurer, to enable us to
meet our policyholder obligations while building value for our shareholders,"
said Tom McInerney, Genworth's president & chief executive officer. "Lori's
extensive experience with creating, implementing, and leading global risk
management systems will be integral to our broader, more comprehensive view of
risk management across the enterprise to support the continued progress of

Evangel holds a B.A. in Political Science from Middlebury College and an
M.B.A. in Finance from the State University of New York.

In conjunction with this announcement, Michel Perreault, formerly Genworth's
chief risk officer, will remain with the company as chief risk officer of the
US Life Insurance Division.

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,
and financial protection coverages--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. 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
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