Reinsurance Group of America Announces Third-Quarter Earnings Release Date, Webcast

October 8, 2008

ST. LOUIS--BUSINESS WIRE --Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA.A) (NYSE:RGA.B) plans to release third-quarter earnings on Thursday, October 23, at approximately 5 p.m. Eastern Time. The release will be issued via newswire and will also be available through RGA's Web site,

The company will host a conference call to discuss the third-quarter results beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, October 24. Interested parties may access the call by dialing 1-877-874-1586 (719-325-4761, international). The access code is 5022240. Participants are asked to call the assigned number approximately 10 minutes before the conference call begins. A live audio webcast of that conference call will be available on RGA's Web site,

A replay will be available at the same address following the conference call. A replay of the conference call will also be available via telephone at 1-888-203-1112 (719-457-0820, international), access code 5022240, until October 31.

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, is among the largest global providers of life reinsurance. Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated has subsidiary companies or offices in Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Poland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States. At June 30, 2008, the company had approximately $2.2 trillion of worldwide life reinsurance in force and assets of $22.4 billion.

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated
Jack B. Lay, 636-736-7000
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer