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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 nine directors at its 2009 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,; James A. Parke, former Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer, GE Capital Services; James S. Reipe, 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.

Stockholders also approved an amendment to the 2004 Genworth Financial Inc., Omnibus Incentive Plan to permit a one-time, value-for-value equity exchange program and ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as the company's independent auditor for 2009.

About Genworth Financial

Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) is a leading Fortune 500 global financial security company. Genworth has more than $100 billion in assets and employs approximately 6,000 people with a presence in more than 25 countries. Its products and services help meet the investment, protection, retirement and lifestyle needs of more than 15 million customers. Genworth 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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