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CNO Financial Group Receives Top Honors for Healthy Workplace Initiatives from the National Business Group on Health

CARMEL, Ind., Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CNO Financial Group, a holding company for several national life and health insurers that serve middle-income working Americans and retirees, was recognized by the National Business Group on Health for having one of the best workforce health and well-being programs in the nation.

The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, honored CNO Financial for the third consecutive year with the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Platinum award – the highest designation – for its commitment to promoting a healthy work environment. In addition to the Platinum award, CNO Financial was also honored with the Special Recognition award for community involvement, given to a company that best showcases its support to community health and well-being. 

CNO Financial's corporate wellness programs aim to improve employee health and well-being by providing resources such as on-site clinics, health coaching, on-site fitness centers and fitness classes, weight management programs, mindfulness and meditation programs, walking workstations, and organic food delivery.

"This is a fantastic achievement for CNO and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to being a health-focused company in the communities where we live and work," said Ed Bonach, CEO of CNO Financial Group. "We're committed to providing our associates with an environment that fosters options to improve their health and wellness, and it is an honor to be recognized."

The 2017 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles awards were given to 48 U.S. employers in one of three categories: Platinum, for implementing a workforce well-being strategy with demonstrated results; Gold, for organizations with a strong commitment to holistic well-being and related metrics; and Silver, for organizations with emerging well-being strategies, often with a focus on physical health.

"We are delighted to recognize CNO Financial Group for their innovative approach to employee, family and community health and well-being," said Brian Marcotte, President and CEO of the National Business Group on Health. "CNO is among an elite group of employers who are embracing well-being as an important part of their workforce strategy and working to construct a culture that promotes productivity, engagement and happiness. We congratulate CNO and their leaders." 

About CNO Financial Group
CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) is a holding company. Our insurance subsidiaries – principally Bankers Life and Casualty Company, Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company and Washington National Insurance Company – primarily serve middle-income pre-retiree and retired Americans by helping them protect against financial adversity and provide for a more secure retirement. For more information, visit CNO online at

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