SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 2, 2005
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400 East Anderson Lane
Austin, Texas 78752
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION 5 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT
ITEM 5.02 DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OF PRINCIPAL OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF PRINCIPAL OFFICERS.
On June 2, 2005, Citizens, Inc. (Citizens) appointed Lawrence D. Welch, Jr., age 38, as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Welch has worked full time for Citizens since May 2003, having served as Vice President of Policyowner Service until his recent appointment. From December 2000 through April 2003, he was Director and Vice President of Operations for Captial Synergies, Inc., an insurance brokerage agency. From December 1999 through November 2000, he was a Senior Business Analyst with CNA Life Insurance Company.
Citizens does not have an employment or similar agreement with Mr. Welch. Mr. Welch succeeded Ray A. Riley, who was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer on June 2, 2005.
SECTION 9 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
|(a)||Financial Statements of businesses acquired:|
|(b)||Pro Forma financial information:|