SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 9, 2012
CNO Financial Group, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other
Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
11825 North Pennsylvania Street
Carmel, Indiana 46032
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
Effective May 9, 2012, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of CNO Financial Group, Inc. (the “Company”) amended the Company's Bylaws to change the number of directors to nine. The Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Company are filed herewith as Exhibit 3.2.
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the Annual Meeting of the Company's shareholders on May 9, 2012 (the “Annual Meeting”), the Company's shareholders elected nine directors to serve terms expiring at next year's annual meeting and voted on three other proposals. The results of the voting were as follows:
Election of Directors
Edward J. Bonach
Ellyn L. Brown
Robert C. Greving
R. Keith Long
Charles W. Murphy
Neal C. Schneider
Frederick J. Sievert
Michael T. Tokarz
John G. Turner
Approval of Adoption of the Amended and Restated Section 382 Shareholders Rights Plan.
Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012.
Approval by non-binding advisory vote of executive compensation.
On May 9, 2012, the Company issued a press release to announce results of the voting at the Annual Meeting on the proposals described above. A copy of the Company's press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Amended and Restated Bylaws of CNO Financial Group, Inc.
Press release of CNO Financial Group, Inc. dated May 9, 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
CNO Financial Group, Inc.
Date: May 9, 2012
/s/ John R. Kline
John R. Kline
Senior Vice President and
Chief Accounting Officer