RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genworth Financial today
announced Kate Carey has been named to lead the company's Government Relations
efforts and will be based in its Washington, D.C. office. In this newly
created role for Genworth, which conducted its initial public offering on May
25 of this year, Carey will lead a team of people and manage the company's
relations with federal and state governments, as well as industry trade
Carey brings 20 years of legislative and insurance expertise to Genworth.
For the past 14 years she's been vice president and head of Federal and
International Government Relations for MetLife. In her new role, she will
report to Genworth's senior vice president and general counsel, Leon Roday.
"Kate has an excellent reputation for working well with members from both
sides of the aisle, industry partners, and grass roots organizations that
bring voice to the political process," said Michael D. Fraizer, chairman,
president and chief executive officer of Genworth Financial. "During her
career, she's been a catalyst for change that's aided both policy owners and
benefit providers by helping to pass several important legislative
initiatives. We're delighted to add another top-quality insurance veteran to
both our D.C. and Genworth leadership teams."
Carey holds a Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Santa
Clara, a J.D. from Catholic University of America, and an L.L.M. from
Georgetown University. She will be based in Washington, D.C.
About Genworth Financial
Genworth (NYSE: GNW - ) is a leading insurance holding company, serving the
lifestyle protection, retirement income, investment and mortgage insurance
needs of more than 15 million customers, and has operations in 20 countries,
including the U.S., Canada, Australia, the U.K. and more than a dozen other
European countries. For more information, visit http://www.genworth.com.