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RGA elects George Nichols to its Board of Directors

22nd December 2021 - Author: Luke Gallin

Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), a global life and health reinsurance company, has elected George Nichols III to its Board of Directors, effective January 1st, 2022.

george-nicholsCurrently, Nichols serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The American College of Financial Services.

Prior to this, he spent 17 years with New York Life in positions in sales, strategic initiatives, and public policy.

During his tenure with New York Life, he served as Executive Vice President in the Officer of Governmental Affairs and was named to the firm’s Executive Management Committee.

Earlier in his career, Nichols was the insurance commissioner for the state of Kentucky. In fact, he was Kentucky’s first black insurance commissioner as well as the first black President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and the first black person elected to New York Life’s Executive Management Committee.

Anna Manning, President and CEO of RGA, said: “George is an exciting addition to the RGA Board with a distinguished career of executive leadership and professional service in the insurance industry.

“His breadth and depth of expertise in insurance and financial services regulation, distribution, and professional education will serve the Board well as we seek to capitalize on the many growth opportunities in front of us.”

J. Cliff Eason, Chair of the Board of Directors, added: “As an accomplished leader, George is deeply committed to advancing the insurance and financial services industry.

“He is a trailblazer, and the RGA Board is fortunate to have his perspective and experience, which will provide tremendous value to our work.”

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