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Genworth Financial Announces Results of Annual Meeting

RICHMOND, Va., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) announced the re-election of all 10 directors at its 2008 annual meeting of stockholders today, including Michael D. Fraizer, chairman and chief executive officer.

Board members re-elected, in addition to Fraizer, included Frank J. Borelli, former Chief Financial Officer, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.; Nancy J. Karch, former Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company; J. Robert "Bob" Kerrey, President, The New School University and former United States Senator; Risa J. Lavizzo-Mourey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Saiyid T. Naqvi, President, Harley-Davidson Financial Services, Inc.; James A. Parke, former Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer, GE Capital Services; James S. Riepe, former Vice Chairman, T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.; Barrett A. Toan, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Express Scripts, Inc.; and Thomas B. Wheeler, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, MassMutual Financial Group.

Also at the 2008 annual meeting, stockholders ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as the company's independent auditor for 2008.

About Genworth Financial

Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) is a leading public Fortune 500 global financial security company. Genworth has $114 billion in assets and employs approximately 7,000 people in 25 countries. Its products and services help meet the investment, protection, retirement and lifestyle needs of over 15 million customers. Genworth operates through three segments: Retirement and Protection, International and U.S. Mortgage Insurance. Its products and services are offered through financial intermediaries, advisors, independent distributors and sales specialists. Genworth Financial, which traces its roots back to 1871, became a public company in 2004 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. For more information, visit http://www.genworth.com.

SOURCE Genworth Financial, Inc.
CONTACT: Investors, Cass English, +1-804-662-2614,
cass.english@genworth.com, or Media, Tom Topinka, +1-804-662-2444,
thomas.topinka@genworth.com, both of Genworth Financial, Inc.
Web site: http://www.genworth.com
"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Genworth Financial, Inc.'s business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.