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RGA Leaders of Tomorrow Recognized at Global Insurance Forum - Lawrence Cheng, Ayodele Iyun, and Carmony Wong Recognized as Honorees

RGA Leaders of Tomorrow Recognized at Global Insurance Forum - Lawrence Cheng, Ayodele Iyun, and Carmony Wong Recognized as Honorees

Singapore – June 21, 2019 The RGA Leaders of Tomorrow were recognized at the International Insurance Society (IIS) Global Insurance Forum in Singapore on June 20. Lawrence Cheng, from Peak Re, Ayodele Iyun from Custodian & Allied Insurance, and Carmony Wong from RGA were also recognized as the 2019 Leaders of Tomorrow Leadership Honorees.

2019 marks the fifth year of the RGA Leaders of Tomorrow program. The designees are from diverse backgrounds and regions of the world, and bring their own unique perspective to the industry. Each designee was paired with a mentor to help guide them in their career development. They also prepared and presented a paper on an industry topic, and participated in a dynamic panel session at the Global Insurance Forum led by Tony Cheng, Executive Vice President, Head of Asia for RGA.

“RGA recognizes that leadership and talent development is fundamental to our success and the success of the entire insurance industry,” says Paul Nitsou, Executive Vice President, Global Accounts, RGA. “The RGA Leaders of Tomorrow Program is a tangible way for us to invest in the rising stars in the industry. The individuals who participated in the program represent the future of our industry, and we are proud to support them as they continue to build their careers.”

“IIS and the insurance industry are deeply grateful to RGA for sponsoring and organizing this terrific program. Recognizing and mentoring future industry leaders is a critical component in addressing the challenges of an industry-wide talent shortage,” says Mike Morrissey, IIS President and CEO.

2019 RGA Leaders of Tomorrow

  • Lawrence Cheng, Managing Director, Peak Re, Hong Kong
  • Anuj Jaithalia, M&A and Strategy, Asia, Generali, Hong Kong
  • Tina Pernie, Chief Operating Officer, CLM, Miami, USA
  • Mohit Rochlani, Director of Operations, IT and Change Management, IndiaFirst Life Insurance, India
  • Hui Yen Tai, Regional Director, Head of Analytics - Asia Pacific, Willis Re, Singapore
  • Carmony Wong, Head of Hong Kong & High Net Worth, RGA, Hong Kong
  • Haotian Wu, Senior Manager, AVIVA Asia, Singapore
  • Quentin Coolen, Co-Founder, Waffle Labs, New York, USA
  • Ayodele Iyun, Head Business Development, Custodian Investment Plc., Nigeria



About International Insurance Society

IIS serves as an inclusive platform for private and public stakeholders to promote resilience, drive innovation, and stimulate the development of markets through insurance and risk management.  Our members include life and nonlife insurers from developed and emerging markets, as well as brokers, scholars, regulators and advisors. By virtue of its diverse membership, IIS is recognized for its global convening power and its policy neutral platform that explores the forces that shapes, supports, and enhances the relevance of risk management and insurance in the global economy.  Its signature annual event, the Global Insurance Forum, is considered the premier industry conference and is attended by 500+ insurance leaders from around the globe.

Founded in 1965, the IIS is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization based in New York, NY.  IIS is an affiliate of The Institutes.

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Colleen McKenna Tucker
Executive Director
International Insurance Society
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