Reinsurance Group Of America Elects New Director

January 9, 2002
ST. LOUIS, Jan 9, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) has elected Alan Henderson as a Director of the Board. He succeeds William Stiritz, who served as a board member since the Company became public in 1993. Mr. Henderson is Chief Executive Office and Director of RehabCare Group, Inc. Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Henderson held roles as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Secretary of RehabCare.

Mr. Henderson also serves as a director of General American Capital Corporation and Angelica Corporation, and is a member of the St. Louis Corporate Board of US Bancorp. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Westminster College and a Master Of Business Administration in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, RGA Reinsurance Company and RGA Life Reinsurance Company of Canada, is among the largest providers of life reinsurance in North America. In addition to its North American operations, Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated has subsidiary companies, branch offices or representative offices in Argentina, Australia, Barbados, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Worldwide, the Company has more than $600 billion of life reinsurance in force, and assets of more than $6.2 billion. MetLife is the beneficial owner of approximately 59 percent of RGA's outstanding shares.

    SOURCE: Reinsurance Group Of America, Incorporated
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