Erik Helding

Chief Financial Officer

Erik Helding is executive vice president and chief financial officer of CNO Financial Group. In this role he is responsible for all financial operations, including accounting, controls and reporting, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, treasury and tax. 

Helding joined CNO Financial in 2004 as director of finance at Bankers Life, was named senior vice president of treasury and investor relations in August 2012, and was appointed to his current role in April 2016. 

Helding's professional career spans over 20 years in various financial roles at leading companies such as CNA Insurance and GE Capital. 

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Illinois. He also serves on the board of directors of WFYI Public Media.