RGA Reinsurance Company
Since joining RGA in 2008, Jorge has developed a full-service office for RGA that provides the Latin American market with a broad range of enhanced services. He also works closely with RGA clients around the world that are looking for innovative distribution solutions to serve growing market demand.
Jorge has more than 20 years of experience in insurance and financial services. Prior to joining RGA, he was with ING Mexico, where he held a variety of senior positions, including Deputy Director of Financial Planning, Director of Corporate Audit Services, Chief of Staff for the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Financial Officer of ING Mexico’s Pension and Financial subsidiaries. Previously, Jorge was an associate with McKinsey & Company, and before then, was with Grupo Financiero Serfin (currently Grupo Santander), where he was a Human Resources Benefits Manager and was later Chief Actuary Life Insurance for the financial group’s bancassurance operations.
Jorge received his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Actuarial Science at Universidad Anahuac del Sur, Mexico City, Mexico, and his M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School (U.S.A.).
Jesús Spínola Grandio is Chief Marketing Officer, Latin America. He leads the development and implementation of the Mexico office’s marketing and sales strategies.
Jesús, who joined RGA Mexico in 2014, has nearly two decades of experience in life and health insurance. He has held strategic senior-level positions with Seguros BBVA Bancomer, the health insurance (HMO) subsidiary of Grupo Financiero BBVA Bancomer, with Seguros Monterrey New York Life, and with the third-party administrator Vitamedica.
His undergraduate degree is in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Anahuac, in Mexico City, and his MBA is from University of Warwick, Coventry, U.K. He also holds a Marketing Diploma from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.
Dr. Keiko Imuro is Chief Underwriting Officer, Latin America with executive underwriting and marketing responsibilities for RGA’s Latin American market.
Prior to joining RGA in 2011, Dr. Imuro worked for Gen Re where she was responsible for facultative underwriting for the Latin American market. She developed Spanish translations of underwriting guidelines and created wordings and definitions for new insurance products. She has also been a speaker at underwriting seminars.
Dr. Imuro studied medicine at La Salle University in Mexico City, and obtained an M.D. with a specialty in pediatrics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), also in Mexico City. She is fluent in Spanish, English and Japanese.
Gerardo Ledesma is Chief Actuary, Latin America, for RGA Reinsurance Company Ofcina de Representación en México, responsible for all pricing and product development activities for RGA clients throughout Latin America.
Before joining RGA in 2010, Gerardo worked for a range of insurers in senior managerial and actuarial positions, including ALICO Mexico and Generali Mexico.
Gerardo received his actuarial degree from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), and his insurance diploma from Instituto Tecnológico de México (ITAM). He is a member of the Mexican Actuarial Association (Asociación Mexicana de Actuarios [AMA]) and of the Colegio Nacional de Actuarios (CONAC).
Prior to joining RGA, Eduardo was General Director of the TPA for the Consorcio Mexicano de Hospitales, the largest hospital chain in Mexico. His career also includes serving as Head of Health in Latin America for Swiss Re, and as Principal and Managing Director of Milliman’s healthcare consulting practice in Mexico for more than 10 years, where he advised companies in Mexico, the United States, and Central and South America.
Eduardo is former President of the Mexican Association of Actuaries, and is currently a member of the Honour and Justice Board of Mexico’s National College of Actuaries. He also serves as a board member of the Health Committee, and as Vice-Chair of the Latin American Subcommittee, of the International Actuarial Association.
Eduardo graduated as an actuary from the Sciences Faculty of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), with post-graduate studies in business and finance at the Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM). He also studied managed care for two years at the Arizona Health Sciences Center at the University of Arizona. Eduardo is a frequent speaker on healthcare topics at industry conferences in Latin America, and has authored several articles and white papers on the subject.