CNO names leader for enterprise operations

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CNO Financial Group has named Jean Linnenbringer SVP of enterprise operations.

Linnenbringer, who had been serving as the interim enterprise operations lead, will report to EVP and chief operations and technology officer, Bruce Baude. She will be responsible for customer service, claims and operations support for CNO's Bankers Life, Washington National and Colonial Penn business segments.

"Jean has a great track record of experience in operations and policyholder service," said Baude. "Her elevated role reflects the value and leadership she's delivered to our organization, and I'm delighted she'll have the opportunity to lead our operations team and further enhance our customer experience."

Linnenbringer replaces Mike Heard, who was named President of Washington National in March. She joined CNO in June 2015 and has also worked at Genworth.

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