SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 11, 2018
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers|
On June 11, 2018, Citizens, Inc. (Citizens) announced the election of Constance K. (Connie) Weaver to its Board of Directors, effective June 5, 2018. The appointment reflects the Companys commitment to continue to diversify its Board by adding seasoned executives with unique skills, expertise and perspectives in a number of key strategic areas.
Connie Weaver currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Tracker Group, a strategic advisory firm that works with a broad range of clients ranging from early stage companies to businesses in transition across several industries. As CEO of Tracker Group, Weaver serves as a trusted advisor, providing guidance and direction to clients seeking to revolutionize their business and to build relationships with customers and shareholders. Prior to co-founding Tracker Group, Weaver served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing & Communications Officer at TIAA, where she led the successful transformation of the Companys marketing strategy, digital experience and iconic TIAA brand. She has also held leadership positions in a variety of industries including financial services and insurance, publishing, technology, global consulting and telecommunications. Weaver has built and led award-winning organizations in investor relations, marketing and communications as an executive at AT&T, Microsoft, McGraw-Hill, The Hartford Financial Services, Bearing Point and MCI.
Ms. Weaver will serve on the Nominating and Governance Committee of the Citizens Board of Directors.
|99.1||Press Release, dated June 11, 2018.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|By:||/s/ Geoffrey M. Kolander|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|
Date: June 11, 2018