ST. LOUIS, August 7, 2014 – Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA) announces the appointment of Tim Matson to the position of Chief Investment Officer, effective August 18, 2014. In this role, he will direct the company’s investment policy and strategy, and manage all aspects of RGA’s $35 billion global asset portfolio.
Mr. Matson comes to RGA with more than two decades of experience in the insurance industry. He has held management and executive positions with Aetna and ING, including more than 10 years managing portfolios and investment teams in Asia.
Most recently, Mr. Matson was Chief Investment Officer of a joint venture between Cathay Life Insurance Co., Ltd. and Conning Asset Management in Hong Kong.
“Mr. Matson’s extensive global experience in investment management, both domestically and abroad within the insurance industry, will be highly advantageous to RGA as our business continues to develop and grow,” said Greig Woodring, President and Chief Executive Officer, RGA. “We look forward to gaining his perspective and to his contributions to our organization.”
Mr. Matson holds an undergraduate degree and an MBA from Cornell University.
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) is among 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, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Worldwide, RGA has approximately $3.0 trillion of life reinsurance in force and assets of $43.2 billion.