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Trustmark Names Kevin Slawin President and CEO


Kevin Slawin brings a range of strategic leadership experience as
Trustmark expands opportunities in employee benefits and health and
fitness management

The Board of Directors of Trustmark Mutual Holding Company has selected
Kevin Slawin as President and CEO of the nationwide employee benefits
provider. Slawin assumes leadership of the company following the
retirement of Joseph Pray after a 16-year career at Trustmark, the last
seven as CEO. The announcement was made by Trustmark Chairman David

"I want to thank Joe for all of his contributions to Trustmark,
specifically his focus on leadership development and on shifting the
company's focus to a longer-term, strategic outlook," said Weick. "With
record surplus and new products and services coming online, Trustmark is
positioned well."

Weick noted that the transition will be a smooth one, as Slawin has been
a member of Trustmark's board of directors since 2016 and has extensive
financial and insurance industry experience.

"Kevin brings a unique combination of experience and knowledge to
Trustmark," said Weick. "He has industry leadership experience across a
number of executive roles, including Chief Executive Officer, Chief
Financial Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Operations and
Technology. In addition, with his tenure as a director, he knows
Trustmark, its culture and its client-first, caring philosophy.
Trustmark is poised for growth opportunities in its markets, and Kevin
is well prepared to help shape the company's strategy and lead
operational execution."

In addition to serving on Trustmark's board, Slawin has recently advised
private equity and hedge funds on insurance industry-related
acquisitions and investments. Within the industry, he spent 14 years at
Allstate (NYSE:ALL), serving in several executive positions at Allstate
Financial Group, which encompassed Lincoln Benefit Life Co, American
Heritage Life Co, Allstate Bank, Allstate Financial Distributors, LLC,
Allstate Life and Institutional Markets. Leadership roles included
President, Allstate Financial Distribution, Chief Financial Officer,
Head of Operations and Technology, and CEO, Allstate Bank. Slawin also
served as Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Distribution for FBL
Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) for several years.

Slawin earned a Masters of Management at Northwestern University's
Kellogg School of Management and his Bachelor of Science in Accounting
at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. He also currently
serves as a National Board Member, Executive Committee, of the
Children's Heart Foundation, the country's leading organization solely
dedicated to funding congenital heart defect research.

About Trustmark
More than 100 years of Trust.
provides access to a full spectrum of employee benefits to improve
health and financial wellbeing, including payroll-deducted voluntary
products, benefit administration, wellness programs and fitness center
management. Trustmark's success is based on building and maintaining
trust through personal, responsive service and flexible, innovative
benefit solutions. Visit us at

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