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The Institutes Announce New Leadership for the International Insurance Society - JOSHUA LANDAU NAMED NEW PRESIDENT

Malvern, PA – July 1, 2020

The Institutes today announced that Joshua Landau has been named president of the International Insurance Society (IIS) and Pacific Insurance Conference (PIC). Landau assumes the role on July 1, following the retirement of IIS President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Morrissey.

RGA Leaders of Tomorrow Program Recognizes Industry's Rising Stars

New York, New York – June 30, 2020

The International Insurance Society (IIS) has announced the 2020 RGA Leaders of Tomorrow award winner, Nadia Schmidt of Willis Re for her paper on Robo-Advisors & Insurance-Linked Securities.  Honorable mentions include Jessica Baehr of Equitable for her paper on Leading through Crisis and Eva Csapó of Aegon for her work on Underwriting of Tomorrow Today.

Mike Morrissey Retires as IIS President & Chief Executive Officer

NEW YORK, NY – June 17, 2020

The International Insurance Society and The Institutes have announced that Mike Morrissey will retire as President and Chief Executive Officer, after more than eleven years in the position.

The 56th International Insurance Society Global Insurance Forum to Feature RGA’s Leaders of Tomorrow Program

New York, New York - February 12, 2020

The 56th International Insurance Society (IIS) Global Insurance Forum is taking place on June 8 – 10, 2020 in New York and will bring together thought leaders from all sectors of insurance and all regions of the globe to discuss the future of the insurance industry. Through the RGA Leaders of Tomorrow program, the Global Insurance Forum will showcase the rising stars who are poised to lead the industry into the future.

Jerry Rosenbloom Named the 2020 Founder's Award Recipient

New York, New York – February 3, 2020

Rajni Varia Named the IIS Vanguard Award Recipient

New York, New York – January 20, 2020

The International Insurance Society (IIS) has announced Rajnikant (Rajni) Varia, former Managing Director of Zep Re as the inaugural recipient of the Vanguard Market Development Award.  The Vanguard Market Development Award, established this year by the IIS, recognizes those who have substantially advanced the development of insurance in an underserved market or emerging economy.

Larry Zimpleman to be Inducted into the Insurance Hall of Fame

New York, New York – January 13, 2020

The International Insurance Society (IIS) announced today that Larry Zimpleman, former chairman, president and CEO of Principal Financial Group, will be inducted to the Insurance Hall of Fame in recognition of his lifetime contributions to the insurance industry.

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.

Global Centers of Insurance Excellence Designees Announced

New York, New York – May 16, 2019 The International Insurance Society has designated four universities as Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE) in 2019. The GCIE certification program recognizes outstanding risk management and insurance programs that play an integral role in promoting insurance knowledge and research.  Since the inception in 2017, the program has designated 34 universities across 11 countries.

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