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Research and Education Industry Trade Associations Announce New Board Members

WINDSOR, Conn., Nov. 7, 2016 —Rino DOnofrio and Michael Doughty LIMRA and LOMA today announced the election of Rino D’Onofrio, president and chief executive officer, RBC Life Insurance Company, as chair of the LL Global Board of Directors for 2017.  Mr. D’Onofrio succeeds Deanna Strable, president, U.S. Insurance Solutions, Principal, who will serve as LL Global immediate past chair.

Michael J. Doughty, president and general manager, John Hancock Insurance, John Hancock Financial, was elected vice-chair and will succeed D’Onofrio as chair in 2018.

The LL Global board provides oversight and guidance to LIMRA and LOMA, insuring that the research and education programs they create provide value to member companies.

Six new members were elected to the board for three-year terms:

“I appreciate the commitment from these accomplished and well-respected executives to ensure industry organizations like ours thrive,” said Robert A. Kerzner, president and CEO, LIMRA, LOMA and LL Global.  “The industry is facing tremendous disruption - from shifting demographics and advancing technological capabilities to challenging economic conditions and expanding regulatory oversight. Our members rely on solid, relevant research and education as they adapt to this seminal moment in the financial services market.  We are grateful for their leadership and direction as we forge a path for the future, ensuring we remain the trusted source of industry knowledge.”

On Jan. 1, 2010, LIMRA and LOMA merged under the umbrella of LL Global, Inc., which provides a unified management structure. LL Global is a not-for-profit trade association with operating divisions LIMRA and LOMA.



Catherine Theroux, 860-285-7787,

About LL Global   

LL Global is the non-profit parent company for LIMRA and LOMA. LL Global provides a unified management and board structure for both trade associations. LIMRA and LOMA have a combined membership of more than 1,200 insurance and financial services companies worldwide.

About LIMRA   

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 64 countries. Visit LIMRA at  

About LOMA   

Established in 1924, with 1,200 plus members 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

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