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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gary Coleman

65 2014 Co-Chairman of the Board, Co-Chief Executive Officer

Larry Hutchison

64 2014 Co-Chairman of the Board, Co-Chief Executive Officer

Bill Leavell

55 2017 President and Chief Executive Officer, Globe Life Direct Response of Globe

Frank Svoboda

56 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, President of American Income

Steven DiChiaro

51 2018 Chief Executive Officer - LNL Agency Division of Liberty

Steven Greer

45 2018 Chief Executive Officer, AIL Agency Division of American Income

Kenneth Matson

50 2017 President and Chief Executive Officer, FHL Agency Division of Family Heritage

Vern Herbel

60 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, President of Liberty

W. Michael Pressley

66 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

James McPartland

51 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

R. Brian Mitchell

54 2017 Chief Risk Officer, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, President of Globe

J. Matthew Darden

47 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

Ben Lutek

59 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Actuary

Jennifer Haworth

44 2018 Vice President - Marketing

Michael Majors

55 2016 Vice President of Investor Relations, President of United American

Carol Mccoy

63 2001 Vice President, Associate Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Mary Henderson

54 2018 Vice President - Enterprise Lead Generation

Rebecca Zorn

45 2018 Director of Human Resources, Assistant Secretary

Charles Adair

70 2010 Lead Independent Director

Linda Addison

66 2018 Independent Director

Marilyn Alexander

66 2013 Independent Director

Cheryl Alston

51 2018 Independent Director

David Boren

76 2010 Independent Director

Jane Buchan

54 2005 Independent Director

Robert Ingram

69 2005 Independent Director

Steven Johnson

67 2016 Independent Director

Darren Rebelez

52 2010 Independent Director

Lamar Smith

70 1999 Independent Director

Mary Thigpen

58 2018 Independent Director

Paul Zucconi

77 2002 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gary Coleman

Mr. Gary L. Coleman is Co-Chairman of the Board, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Torchmark Corporation. He is Co-Chairman of the Company since April 2014 and Co-Chief Executive Officer since June 2012. (Formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Company, September 1999-May 2012). Mr. Coleman is also a member of the Board of Directors, Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation. He has a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Coleman's 43 years of experience, which includes seven years at KPMG where he primarily served insurance clients and 33 years in various accounting, financial and investment positions at the Company and its subsidiaries, including service as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company for 13 years, provides the Board with financial and operating perspectives from both management and independent accounting.

Larry Hutchison

Mr. Larry M. Hutchison is Co-Chairman of the Board, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Torchmark Corporation. Mr. Hutchison is Co-Chairman of the Company since April 2014 and Co-Chief Executive Officer since June 2012. (Formerly Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Company, September 1999-May 2012). Mr. Hutchison received a B.B.A. in Economics from the University of Iowa and a J.D. from Drake University. He contributes valuable legal, human resources, and governmental and industry relations perspectives to the Board from his 37 years of experience as an in-house corporate attorney and business executive, including six years at two different insurers prior to joining the Company and its subsidiaries as a staff attorney more than 32 years ago and culminating in 15 years of service as the General Counsel of the Company.

Bill Leavell

Mr. Bill E. Leavell is President and Chief Executive Officer - Globe Life Direct Response of Globe of the Company. He is President and Chief Executive Officer, Globe Life Direct Response of Globe since Jan. 2017. (President Nov. 2013 - Dec. 2016, Senior Vice President of Globe Aug. 2005 - Nov. 2013)

Frank Svoboda

Mr. Frank M. Svoboda is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, President of American Income of Torchmark Corporation. He served as Vice President, Director - Tax of the company until June 1, 2012.

Steven DiChiaro

Mr. Steven John DiChiaro Chief Executive Officer - LNL Agency Division of Liberty of the Company. He is Chief Executive Officer, LNL Agency Division of Liberty since January 2018. (President of LNL Agency Division Jan. 2017 - Dec. 2017, President Jan. 2015 - Dec. 2016, Executive Vice President and Chief Agency Officer of Liberty Dec. 2011 - Dec. 2014).

Steven Greer

Mr. Steven K. Greer is Chief Executive Officer, AIL Agency Division of American Income of the company. He is Chief Executive Officer, AIL Agency Division of American Income since January 2018. (President of AIL Agency Division Jan. 2017 - Dec. 2017, President Jan. 2016 - Dec. 2016, State General Agent of American Income for the State of Texas May 2001 - Dec. 2015).

Kenneth Matson

Mr. Kenneth J. Matson is President and Chief Executive Officer, FHL Agency Division of Family Heritage of the Company. He is President March 2014 - December 2016, Executive Vice President of Family Heritage November 2012 - March 2014; President of Family Heritage Marketing Corporation December 1990 - November 2012.

Vern Herbel

Mr. Vern D. Herbel is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, President of Liberty of Torchmark Corporation. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Company since Apr. 2006; President of Liberty since Jan. 2017. (Chief Executive Officer July 2004 - Feb. 2015, President of United American Dec. 2011 - Feb. 2015; Executive Vice President of Globe and American Income May 2002 - Feb. 2015).

W. Michael Pressley

Mr. W. Michael Pressley is Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of Torchmark Corporation. He has also served as Corporate Actuary of Company from September 2002 to April 2006.

James McPartland

Mr. James Eric McPartland is an Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Company. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Company since Nov. 2014. (Vice President, Information Systems Enterprise Planning & Analytics Mar. 2013 - Nov. 2014; Vice President, Applications Mar. 2011 - Mar. 2013 of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Dallas, Texas, an owner and operator of hospitals and ancillary health care facilities).

R. Brian Mitchell

Mr. R. Brian Mitchell is Chief Risk Officer, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, President of Globe of Globe of Torchmark Corporation. He is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Company since June 2012; Chief Risk Officer of Company since May 2017; President of Globe since Jan. 2017. (Senior Vice President of American Income, Globe, Liberty and United American Nov. 2006 - Dec. 2016; Senior Vice President of Family Heritage July 2015 - Dec. 2016; General Counsel of American Income, Globe, Liberty and United American and Secretary of United American June 2010 - Dec. 2016; General Counsel of Family Heritage July 2015 - Dec. 2016; Secretary of Globe and Liberty May 2012 - Dec. 2016; Secretary of Family Heritage July 2015 - Dec. 2016).

J. Matthew Darden

Mr. J. Matthew Darden is an Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of Company since January 2017; President of Family Heritage since January 2017. (Executive Vice President-Innovations & Business Development of Company Oct. 2014 - Dec. 2016; Partner of Deloitte & Touche LLP Aug. 2006 - Oct. 2014).

Ben Lutek

Mr. Ben W. Lutek is Executive Vice President, Chief Actuary of Torchmark Corporation. He also served as Vice President and Actuary of Company, January 2008-July 2010, Senior Vice President and Actuary of United American, December 2002-December 2007.

Jennifer Haworth

Mr. Jennifer A. Haworth is Vice President - Marketing of the Company. He is Vice President, Marketing of Company since Jan. 2018; Senior Vice President, Marketing of Globe since Dec. 2011.

Michael Majors

Mr. Michael C. Majors is Vice President - Investor Relations of the Company, President of United American, a subsidiary of the Company. He is Vice President, Investor Relations of Company since May 2008; President of United American since March 2015.

Carol Mccoy

Mary Henderson

Ms. Mary E. Henderson is Vice President - Enterprise Lead Generation of the Company. She is Vice President, Enterprise Lead Generation of Company since Jan. 2018; Senior Vice President of American Income, Family Heritage, Globe, Liberty and United American since Apr. 2017. (Senior Vice President of Globe Feb. 2011 - Apr. 2017).

Rebecca Zorn

Ms. Rebecca E. Zorn is Director of Human Resources, Assistant Secretary of the Company. She is Assistant Secretary and Director of Human Resources of Company since Jan. 2018. (Assistant General Counsel of United American Apr. 2015 - Dec. 2016; Assistant General Counsel of Globe Jan. 2017 - Dec. 2017).

Charles Adair

Mr. Charles Edward Adair, CPA, is Lead Independent Director of Torchmark Corporation. He is President of Kowaliga Capital, Montgomery, Alabama, an investment management company since December 1993. He is also a director of Tech Data Corporation and of Rayonier Advanced Materials, Inc. He formerly served as a director of PSS World Medical, Inc. (2002-2013). Mr. Adair holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Alabama and participated in the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He brings to the Board extensive corporate governance experience developed from more than 20 years of experience as the former President and Chief Operating Officer of a NASDAQ-listed pharmaceutical and medical supplies distributor. Additionally, Mr. Adair has served on both public and private company boards, participating in acquisitions, divestitures and debt and equity financings.

Linda Addison

Ms. Linda L. Addison is Independent Director of the Company. She was Immediate Past Managing Partner and Former Chair of the Management Committee of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP since January 2017. (Formerly Managing Partner and Chair of the Management Committee of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, 2013-2016; Global Head of Dispute Resolution and Litigation of Norton Rose Fulbright, 2013-2014; Partner-in-Charge of New York office of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, 2009-2013). She is also a director of Catalyst, the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law and Business, and the M.D. Anderson Center Board of Visitors. Additionally, she serves as a Trustee of the University of Texas Law School Foundation. Ms. Addison earned a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. As a global business leader with more than three decades of practical experience, Ms. Addison brings a broad array of skills to the Board, including expertise in corporate governance, accounting, technology, strategic planning, risk assessment and risk management, compensation/benefits oversight and marketing.

Marilyn Alexander

Ms. Marilyn A. Alexander is an Independent Director of Torchmark Corporation. She is Self-employed management consultant since November 2003 and Principal in Alexander & Friedman, LLC, Laguna Beach, California, a management consultancy practice focusing on business planning, brand strategy and development, communications, process and organizational issues since January 2006. She also serves as a director of DCT Industrial Trust, Inc. She formerly served as a director of Tutor Perini Corporation (2008-2016). Additionally, she is a member of the Board of Governors, Chapman University, Orange, California. Ms. Alexander has an A.B. in Philosophy from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from Wharton Graduate School at the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Alexander contributes to the Board from her extensive expertise in finance, marketing and strategic planning based upon more than 35 years of experience at top corporations including Disneyland Resort where she was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Walt Disney World Resort, Marriott Corporation and Towers Perrin as well as in her own consultancy practice.

Cheryl Alston

Ms. Cheryl D. Alston is Independent Director of the Company. She is Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer of the Employees' Retirement Fund of the City of Dallas, Texas ("ERF"), a $3.6 billion pension plan for the City's civilian employees, since October 2004. Ms. Alston serves on the Board of CHRISTUS Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City, and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas. She formerly served as a director of Mercy Health in St. Louis, MO and as a member of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Advisory Committee. She received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a M.B.A. from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. With a career spanning more than 20 years in the financial services industry, including positions at ERF, Cigna Corporation and Chase Global Securities, Ms. Alston brings to the Board significant experience in the areas of strategic planning, investment management, asset allocation, corporate governance, finance and budget administration.

David Boren

Dr. David L. Boren is an Independent Director of Torchmark Corporation. Mr. Boren is President of The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma since November 1994. He also serves as Chairman, Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Board of Trustees (1984-Present) and as a Trustee for Bloomberg Family Foundation (2010-Present). He formerly served as Co-Chair, President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, U.S. Government (2009-2014). Additionally, he formerly served as a director of Continental Resources, Inc. (2009-2017). Mr. Boren holds a B.A. from Yale University, a Masters in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University and a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He brings to the Board a diverse set of skills with a focus on governance, human resources and compensation issues from his experiences as an Oklahoma state legislator, a former Governor of and U.S. Senator from Oklahoma and his present position as the President of the University of Oklahoma, where he oversees 13,000 employees and an annual operating budget of $1.6 billion.

Jane Buchan

Ms. Jane M. Buchan is Independent Director of Torchmark Corporation. She is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company, LLC, Irvine, California, an institutional fund of funds for pension plans of corporations, state governments and foreign retirement trusts, since March 2000; Co-CEO of PAAMCO Prisma Holdings since June 2017. Ms. Buchan is a director of AGF Management Limited. She formerly served as Chairwoman and Director of the Chartered Alternative Investment Association (CAIA). She is a Trustee of Reed College, Portland, Oregon and University of California Irvine Foundation. She earned a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Business Economics/Finance from Harvard University. Ms. Buchan's 30+ year career as an investment professional, including experience as an analyst at J.P. Morgan Investment Management, various positions (including Director of Quantitative Analysis and Chief Investment Officer of Non-Directional Strategies) at Collins Associates, an institutional fund of funds and consulting firm, and as founder, Managing Director and CEO of Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company provides the Board with a broad range of investment management skills.

Robert Ingram

Mr. Robert W. Ingram is Independent Director of Torchmark Corporation. He is Retired Accounting Educator. (Formerly Senior Associate Dean, 2004-May 2008, and Ross-Culverhouse Professor of Accounting in Culverhouse College of Commerce, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2002-July 2009). He has a B.A. in English from Eastern New Mexico University, a M.A. in English from Abilene Christian University and Ph.D. in Accounting from Texas Tech University. Mr. Ingram’s background of 32 years as an accounting educator at the undergraduate and graduate collegiate levels at four different universities and his experience as Director of the Culverhouse School of Accountancy and Senior Associate Dean of the Culverhouse College of Commerce at the University of Alabama provides the Board with extensive accounting, financial reporting and management expertise.

Steven Johnson

Mr. Steven P. Johnson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Johnson is Financial Consultant and Advisor for Boulder Creek Development, LLC, a developer of office/warehouse buildings, primarily for smaller businesses, and its affiliated companies since June 2013. (Formerly Senior Partner for Deloitte & Touche, LLP, 2010-2013). He earned a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Mr. Johnson brings to the Board considerable expertise in accounting, auditing, corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and enterprise risk management, as well as insurance industry experience as an external auditor, stemming from his 41 year career with Deloitte & Touche, LLP, where he held a variety of senior firm leadership and client service positions, including Worldwide Lead Client Service Partner for several prominent firm clients and six years as Deputy Managing Partner - Operations.

Darren Rebelez

Mr. Darren M. Rebelez is Independent Director of Torchmark Corporation. He is President of International House of Pancakes, LLC (IHOP) of Glendale, California, a leading family dining brand with franchise locations throughout the United States and internationally, since May 2015. (Formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of 7-Eleven, Inc. (7-Eleven), Dallas, Texas, the world’s largest convenience store chain, August 2007-October 2014). Mr. Rebelez also serves as a director of Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation. He has a B.S. in General Engineering from the United States Military Academy and an M.B.A. from the University of Houston. Through his roles at IHOP and 7-Eleven, companies which also target the middle income market, Mr. Rebelez brings to the Board experience in store development, franchising, information technology and business transformation. His prior work at ExxonMobil and Thornton Oil Corporation provides the Board with expertise in merchandising, strategic planning, management and marketing.

Lamar Smith

Mr. Lamar C. Smith is Independent Director of Torchmark Corporation. He is Retired Financial Services Executive. Director and majority owner of Coles Bay Capital LLC, Forth Worth, Texas, a private holding company acquiring and operating other companies, since February 2013. (Formerly Owner and Chief Executive Officer, Vista Commercial Technologies, LLC, Fort Worth, Texas, a supplier of custom fabricated components for defense equipment, December 2011-December 2013). He is also a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Governance Fellow and serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Search Ministries, Inc. and as a board member of Christian Prayer Breakfast of Fort Worth & Tarrant County, Inc. Mr. Smith holds a B.S./B.B.A. from Georgia State University. He gained valuable experience over a 30-year career at First Command Financial Services, a financial planning company providing insurance, mutual funds and banking services to middle income families including current and former military officers, as its President and Chief Operating Officer for seven years and as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for 15 years. Mr. Smith furnishes a perspective on insurance marketing issues and the operations of a large independent insurance and financial services agency.

Mary Thigpen

Ms. Mary E. Thigpen is Independent Director of the Company. She is Chief Executive Officer and Director of OpsDataStore, LLC , Johns Creek, Georgia, a big data analytics and visualization software company, since October 2017. (Formerly self-employed consultant providing advisory services in strategy development, technology assessments and global go-to-market operational competencies, Sept. 2015 - October 2017 and February 2011 - November 2013; Chief Executive Officer of North Plains, LLC, Toronto, Canada, a global digital marketing software company, April 2014 - August 2015). Ms. Thigpen also serves as a director of Achievelt Online, LLC. She received a B.S. in Mathematical and Computer Sciences from Clemson University. Ms. Thigpen provides the Board with expertise in technology, strategic planning, corporate governance, international business, sales and marketing developed as a result of her time as a Chief Executive Officer at OpsDataStore and North Plains and through senior leadership positions at Cox Communications, BearingPoint, Arthur Andersen LLP and Hewlett-Packard Company, as well as through her consultancy practice.

Paul Zucconi

Mr. Paul J. Zucconi is Independent Director of Torchmark Corp. He is Business Consultant, Plano, Texas, since January 2001. Mr. Zucconi formerly served as a director of Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc. (2004-2015) and American Beacon Funds (26 funds) (2008-2013). He is a former member of the North Texas Board of Directors, National Kidney Foundation. He holds a B.S. and a M.B.A. from Cornell University. Mr. Zucconi brings to the Board extensive experience in accounting, financial reporting and auditing (both internal and independent) from work as an internal auditor in the U.S. Air Force Auditor General’s office and his 33 year career with KPMG, where he was a partner for 25 years and very active in professional practice areas with significant emphasis on financial services, including 17 years as a SEC Reviewing Partner. Since his retirement from KPMG in 2001, he has worked as a business consultant using his accounting expertise.