Jong-gyu Won

Chief Executive Officer, Korean Re, Korea


Jong Gyu Won is Executive Managing Director of Korean Reinsurance Company.


Mr. Won joined Korean Reinsurance Company in 1986 and worked as an underwriter in Marine Department for 10 years. He was appointed Representative of New York Liaison Office in 1998, and later became General Manager of Accounting Department. He was promoted to the Managing Director in 2007 and is responsible for Marine, Risk Management and Accounting Divisions.


Mr. Won was appointed Executive Managing Director in June 2011 and is also responsible for Chairman of Korean Re Risk Management Special Committee.


Mr. Won holds a M.B.A. degree from Yonsei University, Korea.


Korean Reinsurance Company, celebrated its 50thanniversary in March 2013, has been ranked top 10threinsurer in the world and No.1 in Asia with A-(S&P) and A(A.M.Best) ratings.


Mr Won has been at the very center of Korean reinsurance market’s growth for last several decades. Mr Won has expertise in overall industry as extensively experienced various areas of reinsurance including Marine, Accounting, Asset Management and Risk Management.



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