Prior to his current role as President and Chief Executive Officer at Genworth Financial – Europe which he has held since January 2007, Mr. Brannock was President and Chief Executive Officer of Genworth Financial’s Lifestyle Protection business, a position which he held from August 2005. In addition, Mr. Brannock was a director of Genworth Mortgage Insurance Canada from February 2007 to July 2008. Between August 2002 and August 2005, Mr. Brannock was Managing Director, Sales & Marketing for Lifestyle Protection. Before that, Mr. Brannock was Chief Information Officer of General Electric Insurance Holdings from 1995 until August 2002 and was IT Development Director with General Electric Capital Aviation Services from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Brannock joined General Electric in 1993 following its acquisition of Irish commercial aircraft sales and leasing company, Guinness Peat Aviation. Mr. Brannock was educated at Greenhills College, Rathmines College of Commerce and Trinity College Dublin. He graduated from and was accepted for membership by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He is also a Fellow of the Irish Computer Society.