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Michael G. Temple

Vice Chairman, Finance and Risk


Mike Temple is Vice Chairman, Finance and Risk for Protective Life Corporation. He joined the company in December of 2012 as Executive Vice President, Finance and Risk. Mr. Temple’s current responsibilities include enterprise risk management, product actuarial, Rating Agency communications, corporate capital modeling, treasury and finance activities for Protective. Mr. Temple was named Vice Chairman, Finance and Risk in March of 2018.

Prior to joining Protective, Mr. Temple served as Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer at Unum Group in Chattanooga, TN.  He has more than 30 years of experience in a variety of capacities in the life and health insurance industry, with the most recent seven years as Unum’s Chief Risk Officer.  Before assuming that role, his focus was improving Unum’s financial performance in the large case segment.  He also led re-pricing initiatives for the company’s disability segment, as well as product development for annuity products.

Mr. Temple was a founding member of the North American Chief Risk Officers Council and currently serves on the Global Risk Management Committee of the American Council of Life Insurers as well as the Financial Services Roundtable, Chief Risk Officers Council.  He is also a member of the American Red Cross, Alabama Region Board.

He is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, and a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst. 

He graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University.

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Brittnie Bordonaro
Corporate Communications
Protective Life Corporation
(205) 268-8611

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