Will Spearhead Corporate Philanthropy and Employee Volunteer Programs
RICHMOND, Va., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genworth Financial
announced today the appointment of Melissa Skottegaard to lead Genworth
Financial's Global Community Relations program.
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In this role, Skottegaard will guide Genworth corporate philanthropy and
employee volunteer efforts. While Genworth's primary community relation's
focus will be Richmond and Virginia, Skottegaard will be responsible for
developing a strategic approach to Genworth Financial community programs
across the company's operations in 22 countries worldwide.
Prior to this role, Skottegaard managed communications for Genworth's
Retirement Income and Investments segment located in Richmond. She joined the
company in its Denver office in 2000.
Prior to Genworth, Skottegaard, spent more than 10 years managing
fundraising and grant writing for a variety of non-profit organizations
serving homeless families, mentally ill, and at-risk children in Denver,
Skottegaard earned a BA from the University of Colorado and a Masters from
the University of Denver.
About Genworth Financial
Genworth Financial (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, with operations in 20
countries, including the U.S., Canada, Australia, the U.K. and more than a
dozen other European countries. Genworth is the leading provider of long-term
care insurance in the United States. For more information, visit
SOURCE Genworth Financial
CONTACT: Community Relations inquires, +1-804-281-6061 or Media, Tom
Topinka, +1-804-662-2444, Thomas.firstname.lastname@example.org, of Genworth Financial