ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 23, 2018--
Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA), a leading global life and
health reinsurer, today announced the appointment of John J. Gauthier
and Hazel M. McNeilage to its Board of Directors. The two independent
directors will begin their service in July 2018. The addition of Mr.
Gauthier and Ms. McNeilage increases the number of RGA directors to 11.
“I am very pleased to welcome John and Hazel to the RGA board. I am
confident that their depth of financial services knowledge and unique
perspectives will provide significant contributions to RGA’s strategic
initiatives,” said Anna Manning, President and Chief Executive Officer,
“The addition of John and Hazel to the RGA board will strengthen our
background and experience as we provide insight and support for the
company,” said J. Cliff Eason, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
“Their combined experience in investment and portfolio management will
be a valuable contribution to the board and ultimately to RGA.”
John J. Gauthier, CFA
Mr. Gauthier has nearly 30 years of experience in the financial services
and insurance industries. Most recently, he served as President of
Allied World Financial Services and as Executive Vice President and
Chief Investment Officer of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG.
Prior to his roles at Allied, Mr. Gauthier was Managing Director, Global
Head of Insurance Fixed Income Asset Management at Goldman, Sachs & Co.
where he was responsible for the portfolio construction and oversight of
all insurance fixed income assets.
Earlier in his career he held positions at Conning Asset Management
Company, General Reinsurance/New England Asset Management and The
Travelers Insurance Companies. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and
holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania.
Hazel M. McNeilage, BSc, FIA, FIAA
In her current role, Ms. McNeilage is Managing Director, EMEA for
Northern Trust Asset Management (NTAM) and is responsible for NTAM’s
business across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Prior to her role
at NTAM, she provided strategic input into asset management acquisitions
and global distribution strategy for Northill Capital Partners and held
positions at QIC (Brisbane, Australia), Principal Global Investors, and
Ms. McNeilage graduated from the University of Lancaster, England, is a
fellow in the actuarial institutes in the U.K. and Australia, and a
Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA), a Fortune 500 company,
is among the leading global providers of life reinsurance and financial
solutions, with approximately $3.3 trillion of life reinsurance in force
and assets of $60.5 billion as of December 31, 2017. Founded in 1973,
RGA is recognized for its deep technical expertise in risk and capital
management, innovative solutions, and commitment to serving its clients.
With headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri and operations around the
world, RGA delivers expert solutions in individual life reinsurance,
individual living benefits reinsurance, group reinsurance, health
reinsurance, facultative underwriting, product development, and
financial solutions. To learn more about RGA and its businesses, visit
the company’s website at www.rgare.com.
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Source: Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated
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