Anna Manning is President and Chief Executive Officer of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA). She assumed the role of CEO on January 1, 2017, and of President in December 2015. Anna is also a member of RGA’s Board of Directors.
Anna first joined RGA in 2007. From 2008 until 2011, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for RGA’s International Division. In 2011 she was named Executive Vice President and Head of U.S. Markets and later assumed responsibility for RGA’s Mexican and Latin American markets as well. In 2014 Anna was named Senior Executive Vice President, Global Structured Solutions, with responsibility for leading RGA’s transactional businesses.
Anna has more than three decades of leadership experience in the insurance industry. Before coming to RGA, Anna spent nearly two decades with the Toronto office of Towers Perrin’s Tillinghast insurance consulting practice, where she provided consulting services to the insurance industry in mergers and acquisitions, value-added performance measurement, product development, and financial reporting.
Anna is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA). She received a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Toronto.
Alain Néemeh, Senior Executive Vice President of Global Life and Health Markets, Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA), is responsible for RGA's traditional life and health business worldwide. He serves on RGA’s Executive Council.
Prior to his current role, Alain served for nine years as President and Chief Executive Officer of RGA Life Reinsurance Company of Canada (RGA Canada), a wholly-owned subsidiary of RGA. In addition, from 2012 to 2014, he was Executive Vice President, Australia and Canada, Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated, with executive responsibility for RGA's Australian operations.
Alain joined RGA Canada in 1997 after eight years at KPMG. He became RGA Canada’s Chief Financial Officer in 1998 and in 2001 its Executive Vice President, Operations and Chief Financial Officer.
Alain received his Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.) degree with a concentration in accountancy from McGill University in Montreal. He is a member of the Ordre des Comptables Professionnels Agréés du Québec and is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA), an industry association counting 99% of Canada’s life and health insurance companies as members.
Donna, who joined RGA in April 2012, has more than two decades of strategic leadership experience with major global life insurance organizations as well as a strong background in life insurance acquisitions. Before coming to RGA, she was President of Swiss Re Life and Health America Inc. and President and Chief Executive Officer of its Reassure America Life Insurance Company. She also has held Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer roles in life insurance companies.
She received a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in accounting from Indiana State University, and an M.B.A. from Butler University. Active with industry associations, Donna has served on the board of the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) and was Chairman of the ACLI’s Executive Round Table and Chairman of the ACLI’s Governance Committee. She also was a member of the ACLI’s CEO steering committees for Financial Services, Retirement and Security, and of its Executive Task Force on Global Solvency. Donna served on the board of LL Global (LIMRA/LOMA) and was Chairman of LL Global’s Audit Committee. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Todd C. Larson is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA). Named to this post in May 2016, he is responsible for RGA’s financial and capital management as well as for its financial reporting functions. These functions include: oversight of enterprise financial management and controls; capital market issuances by the company; development and submission of all filings required by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory bodies; and communication of corporate and financial information to the rating and investment communities.
Previously, Todd was Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of RGA, a role that incorporated management of RGA’s global enterprise risk and corporate pricing oversight. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasurer, responsible for coordinating external reporting, management of financial reporting for RGA’s various operating segments and subsidiaries, and RGA’s capital management, and treasury functions.
Todd joined RGA in 1995 as Vice President and Controller. Previously, he was Assistant Controller for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. He started his career with KPMG Peat Marwick LLP in Chicago, where he was a senior manager in the audit practice.
Todd received his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in accountancy from Northern Illinois University.
Gay Burns is Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer for Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA). She is responsible for all of RGA’s global human resource strategies, including organization design, workforce and succession planning, talent acquisition and development, compensation and benefits, change management, and process efficiency.
Scott first joined RGA in early 2005, and until January 2011, was responsible globally for enterprise risk management and various actuarial areas at RGA. Until January 2011, he was also RGA’s Chief Risk Officer, and until April 2013, was also responsible for oversight of RGA’s Global Financial Solutions team.
He has more than 20 years of experience with a range of insurance and reinsurance markets and product lines. Prior to joining RGA, Scott served in numerous product development and management roles for CNA/Swiss Re and other organizations.
Scott is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA), and a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst (CERA). He received his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in actuarial science from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and his M.B.A. from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis.
John P. Laughlin is Executive Vice President of Global Financial Solutions (GFS), a unit of RGA, and President of RGA Financial Group, L.L.C., a subsidiary of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated. He is also a member of RGA’s Executive Council.
The GFS unit is responsible for all of RGA’s financial reinsurance, asset-intensive reinsurance and bulk longevity business worldwide. GFS works closely with RGA offices around the world to create customized reinsurance solutions for annuities and other interest-sensitive products, and to support client capital needs for life, health and annuity products.
John came to RGA in 1995 when the company acquired the joint venture that ultimately became RGA Financial Group, L.L.C. RGA Financial, the unit where RGA’s broker-generated business is also housed, became a full subsidiary of RGA Reinsurance Company in 2000.
He began his insurance career with Liberty Financial Management. In 1979, he joined ITT Financial Corporation, and in 1983 began developing its financial reinsurance market. By 1985, ITT Financial was the largest provider of financial reinsurance in the United States.
John received his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in business administration and accounting from the University of Missouri – Columbia, and his Master of Science (M.S.) degree in finance from St. Louis University.
Previously, Allan was Head of Asia Markets, responsible for RGA’s business and marketing operations in Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, China, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines.
Allan has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining RGA in 2010, Allan was President and Chief Executive Officer of Yunzei Capital, L.L.C., a private equity firm based in both Seattle and Tokyo. He also served as a Senior Advisor to Lehman Brothers Inc. in Tokyo. Before then, he served as President of Aflac International Inc., Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Aflac, Inc., and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of several of Aflac’s international subsidiaries. Earlier in his career, he filled a variety of roles with KPMG and was a professor of Accounting and Finance at Sophia University in Tokyo.
He received a Masters of Accountancy degree from the Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University, and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Accounting, also from Brigham Young University.
Allan is Chair of the American Council of Life Insurers’ International Committee, Emeritus Chairman of the Board of Directors and a member of the Board of Trustees for the American School in Japan, and a member of the board of directors for Novinium Inc. He also is a member of: the Program on International Financial Systems at Harvard Law School; the President’s Leadership Council at Brigham Young University; the National Advisory Council of the Marriott School at Brigham Young University; the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan; and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Bill Hutton is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated. He is responsible for legal services provided throughout the RGA enterprise.
Bill has been advising RGA on legal matters since 1998 and became General Counsel in 2011. In addition to his role as the company’s securities, finance and corporate governance counsel, he had significant roles in RGA’s successful separation from MetLife in 2008 and the acquisition of ING’s Group Reinsurance business in 2009. Prior to joining RGA, Bill was in private practice with two law firms in St. Louis, Missouri.
He holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Southern Illinois University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in finance from Eastern Illinois University. He is a member of the bar in both Missouri and Illinois.
Tim has more than two decades of investment experience with insurance general accounts, mutual funds, and third-party separate accounts across a wide range of asset classes. Before joining RGA in August 2014, he held investment management positions with Aetna and ING, in both the U.S. and Asia. Most recently, he was the Chief Investment Officer of Cathay Conning Asset Management (CCAM), a joint venture based in Hong Kong.
He received a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Cornell University’s College of Arts and Sciences, and an M.B.A. from Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Prior to joining RGA in 2000, Bob spent a quarter of a century with MetLife, where in his last assignment he was responsible for individual life pricing, valuation, profit analysis, investment management, underwriting management and expense analyses. Bob also led the teams working on the actuarial aspects of MetLife’s demutualization for its individual life and annuities businesses.
Bob received a Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) degree in mathematics from Princeton University and a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in statistics from Stanford University. He is an active member of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and has chaired two examination committees. He has also been the SOA’s liaison to the Mathematical Association of America and has been the Vice-Chairperson of the SOA’s Committee on Career Encouragement. Bob is, in addition, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA), and recently served as Chairperson of the Academy’s Technology Committee.
Before joining RGA in 2008, Jonathan worked for Manulife Financial for almost 15 years, where his last position was Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Life Insurance.
Jonathan received a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA).
Suzy Scanlon is Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA). Named to this position in January 2017, she has primary responsibility for the strategic direction of the company’s information technology resources as well as management of RGA’s global information technology operations.
Since coming to RGA Reinsurance Company in 2009 as Vice President, IT Global Business Solutions, Suzy has had leadership roles in a number of important global projects to create solutions to modernize RGA’s business infrastructure across functions including finance, valuations, investments, actuarial services, human resources, and customer relationship management.
Before joining RGA, Suzy worked for more than 25 years at Monsanto Company in St. Louis, Missouri, where she held a broad range of U.S. and global information technology positions, including Vice President, Research and Development I.T. and Vice President, International Division Information Technology.
Suzy received her Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and earned an Executive M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis’s John M. Olin School of Business. She has been recognized as one of the Premier 100 IT Leaders by ComputerWorld magazine and as one of St. Louis’s “25 Most Influential Business Women” by the St. Louis Business Journal.