News Release

Torchmark Corporation Announces Election Of Co-Chairmen Of The Board Of Directors

April 29, 2014

McKinney, Texas

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) announced today that Gary L. Coleman and Larry M. Hutchison were elected as Co-Chairmen of the Board of Torchmark effective upon the April 24, 2014 retirement of Mark S. McAndrew from the Board of Directors. Mr. Coleman and Mr. Hutchison were elected to Torchmark's Board in August 2012, after having been appointed as the Company's Co-Chief Executive Officers effective June 1, 2012.

Torchmark Corporation is a holding company specializing in life and supplemental health insurance for "middle income" Americans marketed through multiple distribution channels including direct response, and exclusive and independent agencies. Torchmark has several nationally recognized insurance subsidiaries. Globe Life And Accident is a direct-response provider of life insurance known for its administrative efficiencies. American Income Life provides individual life insurance to working families. Liberty National Life is one of the oldest traditional life insurers in the Southeast. United American is a consumer-oriented provider of supplemental life and health insurance. Family Heritage Life provides individual supplemental health insurance.


SOURCE Torchmark Corporation

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