Group’s 26th office to be led by Gokhan Ozum

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Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) has announced that it has opened an office in Istanbul, Turkey.

The office is RGA’s 26th, and will be led by general manager Gokhan Ozum, who joins the firm after seven years with Garanti Bank arm Garanti Pension and Life Co.

RGA executive vice-president and head of international markets and operations Allan O’Bryant said: “This new operation represents for RGA a strong continuation of our global strategy of building presences in markets worldwide staffed by highly experienced professionals with deep understanding of and familiarity with the local market.”