H&R Block Names Becky Shulman Chief Financial Officer

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) named Becky S. Shulman as its senior vice president and chief financial officer effective today. Ms. Shulman will be responsible for all aspects of financial management for the company.

"Becky brings a strong financial background and deep experience, including more than six years at H&R Block, to her new role as chief financial officer. She has provided excellent leadership during the company's recent financing activities and has been a key member of the team involved in the process to sell our mortgage servicing business," said Alan Bennett, interim chief executive officer. "We look forward to Becky's continued strong leadership and contributions to our finance organization," added Bennett.

Ms. Shulman has served as acting chief financial officer since Nov. 5, 2007 in addition to senior vice president and treasurer of the company, a position she has held since Sept. 2006. From Sept. 2001 to Sept. 2006, Ms. Shulman served as vice president and treasurer. Prior to joining H&R Block, she was chief investment officer of U.S. Central Credit Union from Sept. 1998 until Aug. 2001.

Ms. Shulman, 43, received a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Illinois University and an MBA from the University of Illinois.

About H&R Block

H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) is the world's preeminent tax services provider, having served more than 400 million clients since 1955 and generating annual revenues of $4 billion in fiscal year 2007. H&R Block provides income tax return preparation and related services and products via a nationwide network of approximately 13,000 company-owned and franchised offices and through TaxCut(R) online and software solutions. The company also provides business services through RSM McGladrey and certain consumer financial services. For more information visit our Online Press Center at www.hrblock.com.

SOURCE: H&R Block Inc.


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