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 21st Annual LIMRA-LOMA Strategic Issues Conference in Singapore, June 19-21

WINDSOR, Conn., May 16, 2013 — The 21st Annual Strategic Issues Conference visits Singapore
on June 19-21.

“Our industry is succeeding despite all the challenges our members face,” said Gary Aluise, senior vice president and managing director, International Operations at LIMRA, LOMA and LL Global. “This conference allows industry leaders and topical experts to share the strategies and practices they are using to generate growth and help managers to be more effective.”

As one of the industry’s most prestigious gatherings, this annual conference will include sessions that revolve around the theme Driving Growth Today: Finding the Opportunities. A CEO panel of regional leaders will also focus on this topic, sharing their viewpoints, experiences and strategies for succeeding in today’s environment. Moderated by Saloon Tham, regional general manager from Allianz SE, panel members include Lance Tay ,chief executive officer, Tokio Marine Life; and Steve Jin, president and CEO, Hontai Life.

William Toppeta, senior advisor with Promontory (and former president of MetLife’s international business) will deliver the closing keynote address. Toppeta’s remarks will cover the “mega-trends” that are creating challenges to today’s insurance industry.

Other topics to be explored at the conference include the importance of employee development, the era of big data, and the evolution of Bancassurance. The program is designed to help senior executives develop the proven strategies to achieve their business goals in the current market.

Co-hosted by LIMRA and LOMA, the Strategic Issues Conference typically attracts more than 200 industry leaders from throughout Asia seeking to identify success strategies in today’s economy.


LIMRA Contact:

Catherine Theroux, +1-860-285-7787,
Mark Morris, +1-860-285-7875,


LIMRA, a worldwide research, consulting and professional development organization, is the trusted source of industry knowledge, helping more than 850 insurance and financial services companies in 73 countries increase their marketing and distribution effectiveness. Visit LIMRA at

About LOMA

Established in 1924, with 1,200 plus member companies in over 80 countries, LOMA is committed to a business partnership with its world-wide members in the insurance and financial services industry to improve their management and operations through quality employee development, research, information sharing, and related products and services. To find out more about LOMA and the learning opportunities it offers, visit LOMA’s Web site at

Media Contacts

Catherine Theroux

Director, Public Relations

Work Phone: (860) 285-7787

Mobile Phone: (703) 447-3257

Brooke Lacey

Senior Public Relations Specialist

Work Phone: (860) 298-3920

Mobile Phone: (413) 530-6184

Bailey Reed

Public Relations/Social Media Specialist

Work Phone: (770) 984-3788

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