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MetLife, RGA Exec Join Geneva Association Board: Association Moves

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The Geneva Association has added two executives from U.S.-based insurers to its board.

The new association board members are Michel Khalaf, the chief executive officer of MetLife Inc., and Anna Manning, the chief executive officer of Reinsurance Group of America Inc.

(Related: Michael Fosbury to Lead MIB)

The Geneva Association is a Zurich, Switzerland-based group for insurance and reinsurance company executives from around the world.

The association is also adding John Neal, the chief executive officer of Lloyd’s of London, to its board.

Khalaf said in a statement that the association will play a key role in shaping the conversation about the future of insurance, in challenging times.

“What we do as an industry forms a vital part of the social safety net and provides financial security for people across the world,” Khalaf said.

Manning said the Geneva Association will play an important role in highlighting the contributions of insurance to social resilience.

“The sheer scale of COVID-19 has made abundantly clear the responsibility and purpose of the insurance industry,” Manning said.

In other insurance organization news:

The Life Brokerage Techology Committee (LBTC) has elected three new co-chairs: Pat Wedeking, Marjorie Ma and Brian Kirland.

LBTC is an independent working group. It helps members exchange information about technology related systems and services related to the marketing, sale, and servicing of insurance in independent distribution channels.

Wedeking is vice president of Tellus Brokerage Connections.

Ma is head of product management at AIG USA Life Insurance.

Kirland is senior director sales and marketing at SuranceBay.

The Life Brokerage Technology Committee (LBTC).

The Global Reinsurance Forum has appointed Emmanuel Clarke chairman and Jean-Jacques Henchoz vice chairman.

Clarke is chief executive officer of PartnerRe.

Jean-Jacques Henchoz is the chief executive officer of Hannover Re.

One of the forum member companies is RGA.

The Urgent Care Association says Lou Ellen Horwitz will succeed Laurel Stoimenoff as chief executive officer.

Stoimenoff  plans to retire at the end of the year.

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