Chief Executive Officer
Ed Bonach (59) was appointed chief executive officer and a director of CNO Financial Group effective October 1, 2011. He serves as a member of the Executive Committee and the Investment Committee.
Ed formerly served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of CNO (formerly Conseco) from May 2007 through September 2011. His areas of responsibility included actuarial, accounting, controlling, risk management, treasury, tax, facilities and investor relations. This role included partnering with the CEO in strategically leading the organization.
Bonach joined CNO from National Life Group, where he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Before joining National Life in 2002, he was with Allianz Life for 23 years, where his positions included President - Reinsurance Division and chief financial officer.
Bonach holds a bachelor of arts degree (cum laude) in mathematics from St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota. He is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), a member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA), and a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst (CERA).
Other outside involvement includes Board Member and Immediate Past Chair, Medical Information Bureau (MIB), Board Member, Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Board Member, Indiana Sports Corporation (ISC) and Board Member, Boy Scouts of America-Crossroads of America Council.