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RGA Named Reinsurance Company of the Year at the 2016 Middle East Insurance Industry Awards

DUBAI, November 14, 2016 – RGA Reinsurance Company Middle East Limited (RGA Middle East), a subsidiary of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA), received the “Reinsurance Company of the Year” award for the second consecutive year at the 2016 Middle East Insurance Industry Awards. The award ceremony recognizes industry excellence in the region.

“RGA is proud to be an established market leader with a deep understanding of the Middle East’s insurance industry,” said Alain Néemeh, Senior Executive Vice President, Global Life & Health Markets, RGA. “We are honored to receive this award again, and we look forward to continue assisting our clients in the Middle East as they grow their businesses.”

The award presenter noted that the judges were impressed by RGA’s understanding of the market trends and needs through its local presence, the efforts to promote knowledge and development of insurance products in the region, and the company’s social responsibility. 

The judging process, which was independently managed by Ernst & Young, consisted of two rounds from a distinguished panel of 26 judges, all leaders in the domestic, regional, and international insurance industry. 

About RGA:
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA), a FORTUNE 500 company, is among the leading global providers of life reinsurance and financial solutions, with approximately $3.1 trillion of life reinsurance in force and assets of $54.8 billion as of September 30, 2016. Founded in 1973, RGA today 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 in 26 countries, 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

RGA Middle East, located in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, provides automatic as well as facultative support to insurers throughout the Middle East, and is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority.   

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