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​Donna Kinnaird Named Chief Operating Officer of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated

ST. LOUIS, April 20, 2012 – Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA) announces the appointment of Donna Kinnaird to the position of Chief Operating Officer, effective April 2, 2012.
Ms. Kinnaird comes to RGA with more than two decades of strategic leadership experience with major global organizations in the life insurance industry. Before joining RGA, she spent 10 years in executive positions with Swiss Re America, most recently as President of Swiss Re Life and Health America Inc. and President and Chief Executive Officer of its Reassure America Life Insurance Company. Earlier in her career, she held Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer roles in life insurance companies. 
“We are very pleased to welcome Donna Kinnaird to RGA,” said Greig Woodring, President and Chief Executive Officer of RGA. “Donna brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in all facets of the life reinsurance industry, as well as a broad and deep understanding of business and regulatory environments. Her proven operational management capabilities and expertise will be invaluable to RGA’s continued worldwide growth and industry leadership in life and health reinsurance,” he said. 
“I am thrilled to be joining RGA as its new COO,” said Ms. Kinnaird. “The company is highly regarded for its disciplined yet dynamic approach to the life reinsurance business, and for its outstanding client-focused service. I look forward to being part of its continuing growth.”

Ms. Kinnaird earned her B.S. (Bachelor of Science) degree in Accounting (Cum Laude) from Indiana State University, Terre Haute, and her M.B.A. from Butler University, in Indianapolis. Active with industry associations, she served on the board of the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI); as Chairman of the ACLI’s Executive Round Table; and as Chairman of the ACLI’s Governance Committee. She was also a member of the ACLI’s CEO steering committees for Financial Services, Retirement and Security, and was a member of its Executive Task Force on Global Solvency. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 

About RGA 
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) is one of the largest global providers of life reinsurance with operations in Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. Worldwide, the company has approximately US$2.7 trillion of life reinsurance in force and assets of US$32.1 billion.

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