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CNO Financial Group Inc (CNO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Neal Schneider

70 2011 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Gary Bhojwani

48 2016 President

Edward Bonach

62 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Erik Helding

43 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Bruce Baude

51 2012 Chief Operations and Technology Officer, Executive Vice President

Matthew Zimpfer

48 2008 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Susan Menzel

50 2005 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Christopher Nickele

59 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Actuary

John Kline

58 2002 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Eric Johnson

56 2003 Chief Investment Officer

Scott Perry

53 2013 Chief Business Officer

Ellyn Brown

65 2012 Independent Director

Robert Greving

63 2011 Independent Director

Mary Henderson

65 2012 Independent Director

Frederick Sievert

68 2011 Independent Director

Michael Tokarz

67 2003 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Neal Schneider

Mr. Neal C. Schneider is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Cno Financial Group, Inc. He joined our Board in September 2003. Mr. Schneider served from 2003 until 2010 as the non-executive chairman of the board of PMA Capital Corporation, whose subsidiaries provide insurance products, including workers’ compensation and other commercial property and casualty lines of insurance, as well as fee-based services. He also served on the executive, audit and governance committees for PMA Capital. Until his retirement in 2000, He spent 34 years with Arthur Andersen & Co., including service as partner in charge of the Worldwide Insurance Industry Practice and the North American Financial Service Practice. Between 2000 and 2002, he was an independent consultant and between 2002 and 2003, He was a partner of Smart and Associates, LLP, a business advisory and accounting firm. With respect to Mr. Schneider’s nomination for re-election, the Board and the Governance and Nominating Committee considered his extensive knowledge and experience in accounting and financial matters, particularly with respect to insurance companies, and in corporate governance.

Gary Bhojwani

Mr. Gary C. Bhojwani has appointed as President of the Company., effective April 18, 2016. He was most recently served as a Member of the Board of Management at Allianz SE, Chairman of Allianz of America, Allianz Life Insurance Company, and Fireman's Fund Insurance Company from 2012 to 2015. From 2007 to 2012, he served as President and CEO of Allianz Life Insurance Company ofNorth America. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in actuarial science from theUniversity of Illinoisand an MBA with dual concentrations in finance and marketing from the University of Chicago.

Edward Bonach

Mr. Edward J. Bonach is chief executive officer of CNO financial group Since October 2011. He has been chief executive officer and a director since October 1, 2011 and served as chief financial officer of the Company from May 2007 until January 2012. Mr. Bonach joined CNO from National Life Group, where he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Before joining National Life in 2002, he was with Allianz Life for 23 years, where his positions included President — Reinsurance Division and chief financial officer. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, and a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst. With respect to Mr. Bonach’s nomination for re-election, the Board and the Governance and Nominating Committee considered his experience as chief executive officer and chief financial officer of the Company and his extensive insurance, actuarial and executive management experience.

Erik Helding

Mr. Erik Helding is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He was most recently Senior Vice President of Treasury & Investor Relations and also oversaw the financial operations of the Company on an interim basis. Prior to that, he served as VP of Enterprise Financial Planning & Analysis. He joined CNO in 2004 as Director of Finance for Bankers Life and Colonial Penn. Prior to joining CNO, Mr. Helding held finance positions with GE Capital from 1999-2004. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Finance and an MBA from the University of Illinois.

Bruce Baude

Mr. Bruce Baude has been Chief Operations and Technology Officer, Executive Vice President of Cno Financial Group Inc. Since July 2012. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Baude was chief operating officer at Univita Health. He joined Long Term Care Group in 2005 and served as chief executive officer through 2008, when it was acquired by Univita Health.

Matthew Zimpfer

Mr. Matthew J. Zimpfer is executive vice president and general counsel of CNO Since June 2008, . Mr. Zimpfer has held various legal positions since joining CNO in 1998.

Susan Menzel

Ms. Susan L. Menzel is executive vice president, human resources of CNO Since May 2005.

Christopher Nickele

Mr. Christopher J. Nickele is Executive Vice President and Chief Actuary of CNO Since August 2014, he also served as From October 2005 until August 2014, executive vice president, product management and from May 2010 until March 2014, president, Other CNO Business.

John Kline

Mr. John R. Kline is senior vice president and chief accounting officer of CNO Since July 2002, . Mr. Kline has served in various accounting and finance capacities with CNO since 1990.

Eric Johnson

Mr. Eric R. Johnson serves as chief investment officer of CNO Since September 2003. he was president and chief executive officer of 40|86 Advisors, CNO's wholly-owned registered investment advisor. Mr. Johnson has held various investment management positions since joining CNO in 1997.

Scott Perry

Mr. Scott R. Perry is chief business officer of CNO Since July 2011. From 2006 until September 2013, president of Bankers Life and from 2001 to 2006, employed in various capacities for Bankers Life.

Ellyn Brown

Ms. Ellyn L. Brown is Independent Director of Cno Financial Group Inc., since May 2012. Ms. Brown joined our Board in May 2012. Until her retirement from full-time law practice, Ms. Brown practiced corporate and securities law, most recently as principal of Brown & Associates, a boutique law and consulting firm that provided operations, regulatory and governance services to financial services industry clients and other clients that operated in heavily regulated, high-scrutiny environments. Ms. Brown served as a member of the board of directors of NYSE Euronext (and predecessor entities) (NYSE:NYX) from 2005 until the acquisition of NYX by the Intercontinental Exchange in 2013, and also chaired the board of NYSE Regulation, Inc., the entity that oversaw market regulation at the NYSE and its affiliated exchanges. She is also a member of the board of directors of Walter Investment Management Corp. (NYSE:WAC). Ms. Brown served as a governor of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority from 2007–2012 and, from 2007–2011, was a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation, the parent entity of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. With respect to Ms. Brown’s nomination for re-election, the Board and the Governance and Nominating Committee considered her extensive financial industry, legal and regulatory experience.

Robert Greving

Mr. Robert C. Greving has been Independent Director of Cno Financial Group Inc., since May 2011. Mr. Greving joined our Board in May 2011. Mr. Greving is the retired executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief actuary for Unum Group, having held those positions from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Greving also served as president of Unum International Ltd., Bermuda. Before becoming executive vice president and chief financial officer of Unum Group in 2003, he held senior vice president, finance, and chief actuary positions with Unum Group and with The Provident Companies, Inc., which merged with Unum Group. His duties prior to retirement included directing all aspects of the finance and actuarial responsibilities for the corporate and nine insurance subsidiary insurance companies of Unum Group. He previously held senior positions with PennCorp Dallas Operations, Southwestern Life Insurance Company, American Founders Insurance Company, Aegon USA and Horace Mann Life Insurance Company during his 35 years in the insurance industry. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries. With respect to Mr. Greving’s nomination for re-election, the Board and the Governance and Nominating Committee considered his extensive experience with the management of companies in the life, health, disability and annuity lines of business and in particular with the actuarial, financial and investment disciplines.

Mary Henderson

Ms. Mary R. Henderson is Independent Director of Cno Financial Group Inc., since August 2012. Ms. Henderson joined our Board in August 2012. She is the managing partner of Henderson Advisory, a consulting practice providing marketing perspective and business evaluation to investment management firms in the consumer products and food industries. Previously she was a corporate vice president of Bestfoods and president of Bestfoods Grocery. During her 30-year career with Bestfoods, and its predecessor company CPC International, She held a wide variety of international and North American general management and executive marketing positions. Ms. Henderson has been a director of Walter Energy, Inc. since February 2013 and a director of Regus plc since May 2014. She previously served as a director of Del Monte Foods Company (2002–2011), The Equitable Companies (1996–2000), AXA Financial (2001–2011), Pactiv Corporation (2000–2010), Royal Dutch Shell plc and its predecessor company The Shell Transport and Trading Company (2001–2009) and the Hunt Corporation (1991–2002). With respect to Ms. Henderson’s nomination, the Board and the Governance and Nominating Committee considered her management leadership experience, consumer marketing background, and her experience as a director of companies in a variety of industries, including insurance.

Frederick Sievert

Mr. Frederick James Sievert has been Independent Director of Cno Financial Group Inc., since May 2011. Mr. Sievert joined our Board in May 2011. Mr. Sievert is the retired President of New York Life Insurance Company, having served in that position from 2002 through 2007. He shared responsibility for overall company management in the Office of the Chairman, from 2004 until his retirement in 2007. He joined New York Life in 1992 as senior vice president and chief financial officer of the individual insurance businesses. In 1995 he was promoted to executive vice president and was elected to the New York Life board of directors in 1996. Prior to joining New York Life, He was a senior vice president for Royal Maccabees Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of the Royal Insurance Group of London, England. Mr. Sievert is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries. He has been a director of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated since 2010. With respect to Mr. Sievert’s nomination for re-election, the Board and the Governance and Nominating Committee considered his extensive insurance, actuarial and executive management experience.

Michael Tokarz

Mr. Michael T. Tokarz is Independent Director of Cno Financial Group, Inc., since September 2003. Mr. Tokarz joined our Board in September 2003. He is the chairman of MVC Capital, Inc. (a registered investment company). In addition, he has been a managing member of the Tokarz Group, LLC (venture capital investments) since 2002. He was a general partner with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. from 1985 until he retired in 2002. He is a senior investment professional with over 30 years of lending and investment experience including diverse leveraged buyouts, financings, restructurings and dispositions. He has served on the boards of publicly traded companies for over 20 years and during the last five years has served as a director of Dakota Growers Pasta Companies, Inc. (2004–2010), MVC Capital, Inc. (2004–present), Mueller Water Products, Inc. (2006–present), Idex Corporation (1987–April 8, 2015), Walter Energy, Inc. (1987–present) and Walter Investment Management Corp. (2009–present). Mr. Tokarz is a certified public accountant. With respect to Mr. Tokarz’s nomination for re-election, the Board and the Governance and Nominating Committee considered his extensive knowledge and executive management experience in banking and finance, investments and corporate governance.

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