Greig Woodring is the retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA). Prior to assuming the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of RGA in 1993, Greig served as Executive Vice President of General American Life Insurance Company (now GenAmerica Financial L.L.C.) in charge of all reinsurance business.
Greig joined General American in 1979 as an actuary, and assumed responsibility for General American’s reinsurance business in 1986. General American’s reinsurance division led to the formation of RGA, which Greig led through its initial public offering in May 1993. After more than 20 years of his leadership, RGA grew to become one of the world’s leading life reinsurers, with offices in 26 countries and annual revenues of more than $10 billion. Before joining General American, he was an actuary at United Insurance Company in Chicago.
Greig is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He serves as Co-chairman of Genomic Life, and as Chairman of the International Insurance Society. He received a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan, two years of post-graduate Mathematics study at the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis.