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RGA Reinsurance Company Announces Promotions in U.S. Operations​

ST. LOUIS, April 6, 2006 – RGA Reinsurance Company, an operating subsidiary of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) has promoted Mike Stein to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Division, and Doug Knowling to Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary, U.S. Division.

RGA is the second-largest life reinsurer in North America and recognized for its mortality expertise and leadership in facultative underwriting.
Mike Stein joined RGA in 1998 as Vice President and Actuary in the U.S. Division. In 2000 he was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary. He was named Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Division in 2004, with daily operational responsibilities for the division. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries and a Certified Public Accountant.
"Since assuming responsibility for the daily operation of the U.S. Division, Mike has demonstrated a keen insight into what it takes for RGA to succeed in this complex business," said Paul Schuster, Executive Vice President, RGA Reinsurance Company. "I am fully confident that Mike will continue to bring success to RGA and its clients as Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Division, and also look forward to the contributions he will make as a member of the executive team."
Doug Knowling joined RGA in 2001 as the Corporate Actuary. In 2005 he became Chief Actuary for the U.S. Division, and spent the past year improving division processes and methods and developing important relationships with RGA clients. "Doug’s actuarial expertise and market knowledge have helped RGA maintain its excellent reputation among ceding companies," said Schuster. "He is a very important part of this organization." Doug is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

About RGA
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated, through its various operating subsidiaries, is among the largest global providers of life reinsurance. In addition to its U.S. operations, Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated has subsidiary companies or offices in Australia, Barbados, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. Worldwide, the company has approximately $1.7 trillion of life reinsurance in force, and assets of more than $16 billion. MetLife, Inc. is the beneficial owner of approximately 53 percent of RGA's outstanding shares.

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