RGA announced the hiring of K.S. Gopalakrishnan (Gopal) as the country Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for RGA Life Reinsurance Company of Canada - India Branch (RGA India), subject to the approval of IRDAI. Mr Gopal will join RGA on December 1.
In his most recent role, Mr Gopal was the Managing Director and CEO for Aegon Life Insurance, India. He joined Aegon in 2007 as Chief Financial Officer, Appointed Actuary, and later took on additional responsibilities as Chief Operating Officer. He was named Managing Director and CEO in 2014.
Prior to joining Aegon Life, he held senior positions at Bharti AXA Life as CFO and Appointed Actuary as well as Birla Sun Life as Chief Actuary. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Vivekananda College, Chennai, India, and is a Fellow of the actuarial bodies of India, Canada, and U.K.