ST. LOUIS, Oct. 11, 2023 – Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA), a leading global life and health reinsurer, has been selected by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as the winner of the 2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award in the Mid Cap, Public Company category.
NACD is the authority on boardroom practices representing 23,000+ corporate board members, and each year they recognize boards that have improved their governance and created long-term value for stakeholders by implementing forward-thinking diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) practices.
“RGA’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion starts at the very top of the organization, and I am proud to serve on a board that values diverse perspectives and understands the important impact DEI has on organizations and the communities in which they operate,” said Stephen O’Hearn, Chair of the Board of Directors, RGA. “We are honored to be recognized as a winner in the 2023 NACD Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion Awards, and remain committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive culture.”
“Fulfilling RGA’s purpose to make financial protection accessible to all is only possible with a talented and diverse global workforce,” said Anna Manning, Chief Executive Officer, RGA. “To create a culture in which all employees can reach their full potential, we have developed a global strategy to provide clear direction for DEI. It is with the support of our Board of Directors that we have strengthened the accountability and governance framework in our global DEI strategy to ensure meaningful progress.”
RGA has a long-standing commitment to DEI across the organization. In addition to the recognition from the NACD, RGA has previously been recognized by the Women’s Forum of New York and 2020 Women on Boards (now 50/50 Women on Boards) for the company’s role in advancing gender parity in the boardroom. RGA’s CEO Anna Manning is a signatory to CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace, as well as the Inclusive Insurance Pledge to welcome people from diverse backgrounds as insurance consumers and employees. As of October 1, 2023, 75% of RGA’s Board of Directors are female or people of color.
To learn more about RGA’s culture of inclusion and diversity, please visit www.rgare.com.
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) is a global industry leader specializing in life and health reinsurance and financial solutions that help clients effectively manage risk and optimize capital. Founded in 1973, RGA celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2023. Over the past five decades, RGA has become one of the world’s largest and most respected reinsurers and is guided by a fundamental purpose: to make financial protection accessible to all. RGA is widely recognized for superior risk management and underwriting expertise, innovative product design, and dedicated client focus. RGA serves clients and partners in key markets around the world and has approximately $3.5 trillion of life reinsurance in force and assets of $89.0 billion as of June 30, 2023. To learn more about RGA and its businesses, visit www.rgare.com. Follow RGA on LinkedIn and Facebook.
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