RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genworth Financial
(NYSE: GNW) announced today that Philip Moeller has been named vice president
of corporate communications.
Moeller will be responsible for developing and executing strategic
communications plans for Genworth Financial as it continues to enhance its
reputation and brand following its recent separation from former parent, the
General Electric Company. Moeller will oversee Genworth's public relations,
annual report, media relations, and visual communications functions and help
leverage initiatives globally to ensure consistent and integrated
communications messages and programs.
Moeller, 59, brings more than 30 years of experience as a financial
journalist and entrepreneur to Genworth. He was business editor at The
Baltimore Sun and The Louisville Courier-Journal, a reporter at The Chicago
Sun-Times and The Charlotte Observer and, most recently was editor of the
Hartford Business Journal. Moeller also has substantial business and
insurance industry experience; he founded insure.com and built it into the
leading insurance information site on the Web before selling the company in
"Phil brings a wealth of real-world experience to Genworth that will be
invaluable as he works towards building a unified global Genworth
communications strategy," said Jean Peters, senior vice president for investor
relations and corporate communications. "His academic, business, journalism,
and leadership credentials provide a unique combination of skills that
position him well to take our corporate communications program to the next
Moeller holds a bachelor's degree in English from Princeton University and
a masters of science in journalism from Northwestern University.
About Genworth Financial
Genworth Financial, Inc. (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 24 countries, including the U.S., Canada, Australia, the U.K. and more than
a dozen other European countries. For more information, visit
SOURCE Genworth Financial, Inc.
CONTACT: Tom Topinka of Genworth Financial, Inc., +1-804-662-2444,