RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genworth Financial
(NYSE: GNW) today announced that Richard P. McKenney has resigned his position
as chief financial officer (CFO) to take a similar role at Sun Life Financial
in Toronto, Canada.
Victor C. Moses, chief actuary and senior vice president - capital markets
at Genworth, will assume the additional responsibility of acting CFO until a
permanent successor is identified.
"Rick has been a valued member of the team that took Genworth public more
than two years ago and has helped create tremendous shareholder value since
that time -- and we wish him well in his new endeavor," said Michael D.
Fraizer, Genworth's chairman and chief executive officer. "Fortunately, we
are an even stronger organization today, with great performance and bench
strength across our financial, capital markets and risk disciplines. We will
seamlessly build on these strengths as we continue to grow our businesses and
Genworth will begin an immediate review of both internal and external
candidates to fill the CFO position.
"Helping take Genworth Financial public and build its insurance operations
and strong financial foundation has been an important part of my career," said
McKenney. "I will miss my many friends at Genworth and wish them the best as
they continue to expand a successful franchise."
About Genworth Financial
Genworth 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
United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, the United
Kingdom and 17 other European countries. For more information, visit
SOURCE Genworth Financial, Inc.
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