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2017 Annual Review

Our Annual Review contains a letter from our President and CEO Kara Raiguel, selected consolidated financial data and featured stories from Gen Re associates around the world.

  • Making the Connection With Disability Insurance

    By Steve Woods | May 14, 2018 | English

    I have never sold insurance; however, in my 25 years in the insurance business I have worked with a lot of salespeople. During this time, I’ve made an elementary discovery: It is easier to sell an insurance product to someone that understands the need...

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  • Underwriting Ratings for Auto Racing - Revisited

    By Cecil Ramotar | Apr 23, 2018 | English

    Oval track racing has one of the largest participant bases for auto racing within the U.S. - and Gen Re’s North America Life underwriters have recently completed a detailed analysis of activity on these tracks which lead to a revision of our rating guidelines....

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  • Synthesis Analysis - A Robust Statistical Tool for Life Insurance Underwriting and Pricing Research

    By L/H North America - Decision Analytics Team | Jan 25, 2018 | English

    Application questions, health interviews, motor vehicle records, attending physician statements, paramedical exams, blood and urine tests, and prescription histories are common elements of the life insurance underwriting assessment process. This standard...

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  • Accelerated Underwriting – Get on The Right Track

    By Keith Brown | Sep 20, 2017 | English

    Seeing the many different projects being pursued by direct companies is one of the most interesting aspects of working in reinsurance. Just recently I’ve noticed how many life carriers are going down the Accelerated Underwriting (AU) route. It’s not surprising:...

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