SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 6, 2017 (December 30, 2016)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
3700 South Stonebridge Drive, McKinney, Texas 75070
(Address of principal executive offices)
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(b) Named executive officer Roger C. Smith resigned as Chief Executive Officer of American Income Life Insurance Company and Liberty National Life Insurance Company, subsidiaries of Torchmark Corporation, effective December 30, 2016. Effective January 1, 2017, he was elected Chief Executive Officer, AIL Agency Division and Chief Executive Officer, LNL Agency Division. Mr. Smith will retire from all officer positions within the Torchmark Family of Companies on December 31, 2017, the announced effective date of his retirement.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 6, 2017
/s/ Carol A. McCoy
Carol A. McCoy,
Vice President, Associate Counsel and