Protective Life Corporation (NYSE: PL) (“Protective”) today announced that Carolyn M. Johnson has resigned her position as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer to pursue other opportunities. “Carolyn has been the architect of many positive changes in our company and operations. We appreciate her service and contributions to the Company and wish her well in the future,” said John D. Johns, Protective’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. ABOUT PROTECTIVE LIFE CORPORATION Protective Life Corporation provides financial services through the production, distribution and administration of insurance and investment products throughout the U.S. It has annual revenues of approximately $3.6 billion and as of December 31, 2012 had assets of approximately $57.4 billion.