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Genworth Names Amy Corbin Chief Financial Officer of its Retirement and Protection Segment

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) announces that it has named Amy R. Corbin Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of its Retirement and Protection segment.

Corbin, 44, joined Genworth in 2003 and has held a number of roles of increasing responsibility in financial management, most recently as Genworth's Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. In her new role, she will provide overall financial leadership for the Retirement and Protection segment as well as financial and analytic expertise to drive consistent, profitable growth through Genworth's commercial and capital allocation strategies.

"I'm pleased that Amy will be joining Retirement and Protection as its CFO," said Patrick B. Kelleher, President and CEO of Retirement and Protection. "In her most recent role, she has provided valuable guidance to the business on technical accounting, product development and other key areas."

Corbin received her Master's of Science in Taxation and Bachelor's Degree in Accounting at the University of Central Florida and is a Certified Public Accountant. She is actively involved in industry and trade associations that provide Genworth with critical insight on important financial and accounting issues.

While an internal and external search for Corbin's replacement is conducted, she will also maintain her current responsibilities as Genworth's Controller and Principal Accounting Officer.

About Genworth Financial

Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) is a leading Fortune 500 insurance holding company with more than $100 billion in assets that is 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 homeownership while assisting lenders in managing their risk and capital.

Genworth has approximately 6,500 employees and operates through three segments: Retirement and Protection, U.S. Mortgage Insurance and International. 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 Genworth.com. From time to time, Genworth releases important information via postings on its corporate website. Accordingly, investors and other interested parties are encouraged to enroll to receive automatic email alerts and Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds regarding new postings. Enrollment information is found under the "Investors" section of Genworth.com.

SOURCE Genworth Financial, Inc.

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