RICHMOND—Philip Moeller has been named vice president of corporate communications at Genworth Financial. Moeller will be responsible for developing and executing strategic communications plans for Genworth as it seeks to enhance its reputation and brand following its recent separation from former parent, the General Electric.
Moeller will oversee Genworth’s public relations, annual report, media relations, and visual communications functions and help leverage initiatives globally to ensure consistent and integrated communications messages and programs.
Moeller has experience as a financial journalist and entrepreneur. He was business editor at The Baltimore Sun and The Louisville Courier-Journal, a reporter at The Chicago Sun-Times and The Charlotte Observer and, most recently editor of the Hartford Business Journal. He also has substantial business and insurance industry experience; he founded insure.com and built it into the leading insurance information site on the Web before selling the company in 2001.
He will report to Jean Peters, senior vice president for investor relations and corporate communications.