Richmond, VA (March 2, 2021) – Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) today announced that Brian Haendiges has been appointed President and CEO of its U.S. Life Insurance Companies. He succeeds David O’Leary, who is retiring.
Haendiges joined Genworth in September 2020 as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer and will retain that role.
“Brian’s extensive expertise in product management and risk, pricing, product development, growth and innovation, and bottom-line financial management across all individual and group insurance, retirement and investment products and services, makes him uniquely qualified to lead and position the U.S. Life Insurance Companies for success well into the future,” said Tom McInerney, president and CEO of Genworth.
Prior to joining Genworth, Haendiges served as Senior Vice President and head of U.S. pricing and product management for MassMutual’s life insurance, disability, long term care insurance, annuity and retirement products. He has also served in senior leadership positions at Aetna, ING and Unum.
Haendiges received a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA).
About Genworth Financial
Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) is a Fortune 500 insurance holding company committed to helping families achieve the dream of homeownership and address the financial challenges of aging through its leadership positions in mortgage insurance and long term care insurance. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Genworth traces its roots back to 1871 and became a public company in 2004. For more information, visit genworth.com.
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