Tony Cheng is President and Chief Executive Officer of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA). He assumed the role of CEO on January 1, 2024 and of President on January 1, 2023. Tony is also a member of RGA's Board of Directors. Tony previously served as Executive Vice President, Head of EMEA, Asia, and Australia, where he provided executive oversight for RGA's operations in those regions.
Tony joined RGA in 1997 as Chief Actuary of Malaysian Life Reinsurance Group Berhad, RGA’s joint venture with the Life Insurance Association of Malaysia. In 2004, Tony was named Chief Executive Officer of RGA’s Hong Kong office, responsible for all business activity in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, and in 2011, he was named Senior Vice President, Asia, an expanded role incorporating overall management of RGA Asia.
He received his Bachelor of Economics (B.Ec.) degree from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, and his M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis’ John M. Olin School of Business. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (FIAA). An active participant and past President of the Actuarial Society of Hong Kong, he has also served as a council member of the Society and as a past Chair of its Experience and Life Committees.