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Reinsurance Group of America Announces Promotion in RGA Technology Partners, Inc. Subsi​diary​

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, April 6, 2006 – Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) announces the promotion of Jym Barnes from Managing Director to President and CEO of RGA Technology Partners, Inc© (RTP). RTP is RGA’s wholly owned subsidiary devoted to developing and implementing underwriting solutions for the life insurance industry, including AURA© software.
 
"Jym is a leader who effectively instills in his team his own passion for the business, and this is reflected in RTP’s growth and success over the past several years," said Paul Schuster, Executive Vice President, RGA Reinsurance Company. "Because of Jym’s vision, ingenuity and drive, AURA is fast becoming the standard for functional and intuitive automated underwriting in the life insurance industry."
 
In 2005, RGA Technology Partners positioned itself as a business services provider, offering an advanced tele-underwriting solution to carriers. Called AURA Underwriting Services, it enables insurers to use trained interviewers and the AURA technology on an as-needed basis. Clients are able to better manage their resources while gaining access to RGA underwriting rule sets, widely considered the best in the life insurance industry.
 
Prior to joining RGA in 2001, Jym worked at NaviSys, where he founded the Internet & E-Commerce Division in 1997. Prior to NaviSys, he worked in the information technology industry for 15 years and was the founder of STL.NET, Inc., an Internet management-consulting firm. Jym earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Saint Louis University.

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