“Michele brings strong expertise in the asset management and insurtech sectors across the Asia Pacific region, which will serve RGA well as we seek to capitalize on growth opportunities in the region and around the world,” said Anna Manning, CEO, RGA. “Beyond her work in financial services, Michele’s experience advising startups and investing in emerging businesses will also provide valuable insight to our organization.”
“With more than 30 years of experience in financial services and insurance, Michele has been sought after by corporate boards and investment networks to provide her unique perspective,” said Stephen O’Hearn, Chair of the Board of Directors, RGA. “We are delighted to have Michele join the RGA Board and we very much look forward to working with her.”
Ms. Bang is the former Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Eastspring Investments, the Asia asset management arm of Prudential plc. During her time with Prudential, she concurrently served as executive team member that drove digital innovation and technology integration throughout the firm. She was the founding chair of Prudential Corporation Asia’s Diversity & Inclusion committee. Prior to her role with Prudential, Ms. Bang held senior leadership roles and board seats in Asia for Deutsche Asset Management (now DWS Group).
Since leaving Prudential, Ms. Bang has been active in new economy innovation as an investor, judge, and advisor to entrepreneurs in the health, education, and fintech space.
Ms. Bang holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Cornell University.
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