ITEM 5.02 DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF
DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN
On July 10, 2014, Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company (the "Registrant"
or the "Company") issued the attached press release announcing that Louis J.
Mannello, Jr. has been appointed as the Registrant's Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Mannello's appointment is effective on August 11, 2014. He will succeed
Mitchell T.G. Graye as the Registrant's principal financial officer.
Mr. Graye's retirement was previously disclosed by way of a Form 8-K dated
February 13, 2014.
Mr. Mannello, 50, previously served as a partner at KPMG LLP'sChicago-based
Accounting Advisory Services Practice where he led its Financial Services
Mr. Mannello's compensation arrangement is subject to final review by the
compensation committee of the board and will be disclosed by way of an amendment
to this Form 8-K filing.
A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
Exhibit Number Title
99.1 Great-West Financial Press Release dated July 10, 2014