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CARMEL, Ind., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Conseco, Inc. (NYSE: CNO)
announced that Matthew J. Zimpfer has been appointed executive vice president
and general counsel of Conseco. Zimpfer, who had been serving as the interim
general counsel, will report to CEO Jim Prieur.
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"Matt has extensive experience in the insurance industry in litigation,
legal counsel, compliance and operations," Prieur said. "He is a proven
leader and his breadth of knowledge from working with all of Conseco's
business functions during his ten-year career with the firm is an invaluable
asset to our management team."
Prior to joining Conseco, Zimpfer was a managing partner at Zimpfer
Klineman & Wright, in-house counsel at Progressive Insurance Company, and a
law clerk and associate at White & Raub, all in Indianapolis, Indiana. He
earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science from Butler
University, and a J.D. degree from Indiana University. Mr. Zimpfer is a
member of the Indiana State Bar Association.
Conseco, Inc.'s insurance companies help protect working American families
and seniors from financial adversity: Medicare supplement, long-term care,
cancer, heart/stroke and accident policies protect people against major
unplanned expenses; annuities and life insurance products help people plan for
their financial futures. For more information, visit Conseco's web site at
SOURCE Conseco, Inc.
CONTACT: News Media, Tony Zehnder, Corporate Communications, +1-312-396-7086, or Investors, Scott Galovic, Investor Relations, +1-317-817-3228, both of Conseco, Inc.