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Protective Life Corporation Names Mary Pat Lawrence Senior Vice President, Government Affairs

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Protective
Life Corporation
is pleased to announce that Mary Pat Lawrence has
joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Government Affairs,
effective September 10. In this position, Lawrence will play an
instrumental role in Protective's state and federal legislative affairs,
as well as regulatory matters.

"Mary Pat has spent over 18 years in Washington and has been deeply
involved in the legislative and regulatory issues that matter most to
Protective," said John D. Johns, Executive Chairman, Protective. "She
has a deep understanding of the issues that impact our industry and is
committed to advancing our public affairs interests at the state and
federal levels. We look forward to having her expand Protective's
presence in Washington."

"Mary Pat's knowledge and expertise will bring great value to Protective
as we draw on her experience to manage our interests in legislative and
regulatory affairs," said Rich Bielen, President and Chief Executive
Officer, Protective. "We have a strong team in place and know she will
help positively impact our business and our industry."

Lawrence joins Protective from Allstate Insurance Company, where she
served as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, holding
responsibility for legislative and regulatory affairs. In addition to
managing Allstate's federal affairs office, she also represented the
company in various industry associations, including the Financial
Services Roundtable, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the American
Council of Life Insurers.

Prior to joining Allstate, Lawrence was a Principal at Dentons US LLP
where she co-managed the Advocacy team and was responsible for lobbying
for a number of financial services, education and agriculture clients.
Prior to her time at Dentons, she also served as an Associate Vice
President at Van Scoyoc Associates. Lawrence is a graduate of The
University of Alabama and The University of Alabama School of Law.

ABOUT PROTECTIVE

Protective Life Corporation provides financial services through the
production, distribution and administration of insurance and investment
products throughout the U.S. The flagship subsidiary, Protective Life
Insurance Company, was founded in 1907. Protective's home office is
located in Birmingham, Alabama. As of December 31, 2017, the Company had
assets of approximately $79.6 billion. Protective Life Corporation is a
wholly owned subsidiary of Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc. (TSE:8750). For
more information about Protective, please visit www.Protective.com.

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