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Horace Mann Appoints Paul Haley as Chief Risk Officer

Company Release - 6/16/2020 4:15 PM ET

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) today announced Vice President Paul Haley, who has led risk assessments for the company’s business development efforts since 2018, has been appointed Chief Risk Officer.

“Paul has been integral to our transformative business development efforts in the past several years, bringing deep actuarial expertise and critical risk assessment skills to the due diligence process for the National Teachers Associates and Benefit Consultants Group acquisitions, as well as our $2.9 billion legacy annuity reinsurance transaction,” said President and CEO Marita Zuraitis. “This appointment expands his role to lead risk management efforts across the entire organization.”

Haley’s insight into Horace Mann’s business strategy and actuarial background makes him ideally suited to take day-to-day responsibility for the company’s well-regarded Enterprise Risk Management program. Haley will report to CFO Bret Conklin, who oversees Horace Mann’s ERM processes.

Haley has 35 years of experience in the life insurance sector, holding senior actuarial positions at Genworth Financial, Colonial Life and Prudential Financial before joining Horace Mann in 2018. He graduated from Rutgers University with a BA in Mathematics, and holds the FSA, MAAA, CERA, CLU and ChFC designations.

About Horace Mann

Horace Mann is the largest financial services company focused on providing America's educators and school employees with insurance and retirement solutions. Founded by Educators for Educators® in 1945, the company is headquartered in Springfield, Ill. For more information, visit

Heather J. Wietzel
Vice President, Investor Relations

Source: Horace Mann Educators Corporation

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