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Genworth Financial Announces Results of Annual Meeting

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Genworth Financial Announces Results of Annual Meeting15:11 EDT Thursday, May 17, 2012RICHMOND, Va., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) announced the re-election of all seven directors nominated at its 2012 annual meeting of stockholders today.  The board members re-elected were Steven W. Alesio, William H. Bolinder, Nancy J. Karch, Christine B. Mead, Thomas E. Moloney, James A. Parke, and James S. Riepe.At the annual meeting, stockholders also approved the advisory vote on named executive officer compensation, approved the 2012 Genworth Financial, Inc. Omnibus Incentive Plan, and ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as Genworth's independent registered public accounting firm for 2012.About Genworth FinancialGenworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) is a leading Fortune 500 insurance holding company dedicated to helping people secure their financial lives, families and futures.  Genworth has leadership positions in offerings that assist consumers in protecting themselves, investing for the future and planning for retirement -- including life insurance, long term care insurance, financial protection coverages, and independent advisor-based wealth management -- and mortgage insurance that helps consumers achieve home ownership while assisting lenders in managing their risk and capital.Genworth has approximately 6,400 employees and operates through three divisions: Insurance and Wealth Management, which includes U.S. Life Insurance, Wealth Management and International Protection segments; Global Mortgage Insurance, which includes U.S. and International Mortgage Insurance segments; and the Corporate and Runoff division. Its products and services are offered through financial intermediaries, advisors, independent distributors and sales specialists. Genworth Financial, Inc., which traces its roots back to 1871, became a public company in 2004 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. For more information, visit genworth.com. From time to time, Genworth Financial, Inc. releases important information via postings on its corporate website. Accordingly, investors and other interested parties are encouraged to enroll to receive automatic email alerts and Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds regarding new postings. Enrollment information is found under the "Investors" section of genworth.com. SOURCE Genworth Financial, Inc.For further information: Investors: David Rosenbaum, +1-804-662-2643, david.rosenbaum@genworth.com; Media: Tom Topinka, +1-804-662-2444, thomas.topinka@genworth.com