RICHMOND, Va., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) has announced the cessation of new sales of AARP-branded long term care insurance products through Genworth Life Insurance Company and Genworth Life Insurance Company of New York (Genworth). Genworth will discontinue sales of AARP-branded products on June 1, 2013.
"Since 2007, Genworth has offered certain AARP branded long term care insurance products to AARP members. Genworth remains committed to providing exceptional service to AARP members who purchased these long term care insurance products from Genworth," said Pat Foley, president of Distribution and Marketing for Genworth.
Existing insureds' coverage will not be affected by this change.
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 has approximately 5,840 employees and 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 and the wealth management business presented as discontinued operations. Products and services are offered through financial intermediaries, advisors, independent distributors and sales specialists. Genworth Financial, Inc., headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, traces its roots back to 1871 and became a public company in 2004. For more information, visit genworth.com. From time to time, Genworth Financial, Inc. 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.
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Tom Topinka (U.S.), +1-804-662-2444, Thomas.Topinka@genworth.com