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Washington National Receives 'Award of Excellence' from IFCA

CARMEL, Ind., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington National Insurance Company, a national provider of supplemental health and life insurance products for middle-income Americans, receives the 'Award of Excellence' from The Insurance and Financial Communicators Association (IFCA) for its outstanding website,

IFCA is a leading, international, non-profit association serving marketing and communications professionals in the financial services sector.

The annual awards competition, which drew in more than 500 entries, recognizes the 'best of the best' work produced by insurance and financial services industry.  Washington National's website was selected based on excellence in marketing and communications creativity, design and writing. 

"We are constantly looking for creative ways to communicate, educate and interact with our customers," said Steve Stecher, president of Washington National Insurance Company.  "Providing best-in-class online support is a top priority and we are delighted to receive this outstanding recognition from The Insurance and Financial Communicators Association."

Washington National also received Honorable Mentions for the Kaua'i 2012 marketing campaign that aimed to motivate agents to earn a prestigious spot to the annual sales celebration convention.

The awards will be presented on October 16, 2012 at the IFCA annual conference in Scottsdale, AZ.

About Washington National Insurance Company
Washington National Insurance Company is a subsidiary of CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO), based in Carmel, Indiana.  Since 1911, Washington National has helped working Americans protect themselves and their families from the financial hardship that often accompanies critical illnesses, accidents and loss of life.  To learn more, visit  

About The Insurance and Financial Communicators Association (IFCA)
The IFCA is a non-profit association providing professional development opportunities, continuing education and industry recognition for marketing, communications and creative professionals from the insurance, financial and consulting sectors.  Members represent a variety of firms from the United States, Canada as well as international organizations.

SOURCE Washington National Insurance Company