LandAmerica Names Lloyd Osgood Senior Vice President – Corporate Communications

March 16, 2005

Richmond, Virgina – LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: LFG), a provider of real estate transaction services, announces that Lloyd Osgood has been named Senior Vice President – Corporate Communications. Osgood oversees the creation of internal communications and publications for the company’s more than 12,000 employees, external communications for the business community and general public, and coordinates special corporate communications events across the country. She is based in Richmond, Virginia.

Osgood had been serving LandAmerica as Vice President – Communications Resources. She joined the company in 2001 as Vice President – Marketing after serving as the Director of Corporate Communications for Ethyl Corporation, a global chemical company headquartered in Richmond.

“Effective communication in today’s fast-changing world is crucial to the continuing success of LandAmerica and our commitment to superior service,” said Donald C. Weigel, Executive Vice President – Strategy Resources. “Thanks to Lloyd’s vision, LandAmerica continues to develop innovative ways of sharing our message with the various audiences we serve: in our industry, the business world, and with employees throughout LandAmerica.”

Osgood received her master of arts and bachelor of arts degrees in Communications from the University of Virginia. She is on the board of trustees of the Richmond Ballet.

Source: LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.

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