New Opportunities and Achievements

Cindy Forbes, executive vice-president and chief actuary at Manulife, has been recognized as one of Canada’s most powerful women by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN). She was recognized in the corporate executives category for excellence in management, vision and leadership, corporate performance, and community service. This is the second time Ms. Forbes has won this award.

The WXN also placed Mary Forrest, President and CEO, North America (life) at Munich Re in its list of Canada’s top 100 most powerful women. Under Forrest’s leadership, Munich Re has become the largest mortality risk-taker in the Canadian market.

Andrew Fung has joined Morneau Shepell as a partner in its Ontario retirement solutions practice. He will work with Morneau Shepell's public sector experts to leverage pension expertise from across the country and provide integrative solutions for public sector clients in Ontario.

Munich Re has appointed Marc-André Giguère as senior vice-president, inforce management for the North American life business. He will be responsible for providing leadership and direction for inforce treaty management, as well as strategic capital and tax management planning for Canadian and U.S. life operations. 

The board of directors of Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), elected Anna Manning as President and CEO. 

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