Orlando, Florida, April 01, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America “Hannover Life Re”, announced today the appointment of Kevin Oldani as Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriter, effective immediately. Kevin has been an Underwriting Consultant with Hannover Life Re since January 2008. Kevin will be based in the Denver, Colorado office.

Kevin Oldani has over 26 years of underwriting experience. His past experience includes management of ING Re’s underwriting department, training and mentoring on underwriting issues, conducting client visits/audits, managing client relationships, and underwriting management of the COLI/BOLI line of business. Most recently, Kevin was Vice President of Underwriting for Scottish Re. Kevin’s career also includes the management of new business and underwriting at a large brokerage insurance company.

Kevin is a member of AHOU and the Rocky Mountain Society of Home Office Underwriters. Kevin serves as an officer with the Southeastern Underwriters Association, Chairman of the COLI Directors meeting and Chairman of the Impaired Risk Underwriting Association.

In his role as Chief Underwriter, Kevin will be responsible for the overall management of the underwriting department. “Kevin has an impressive underwriting background, which will be a great asset to the company,” commented Pete Schaefer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hannover Life Re. “We are pleased he has joined the company and are excited about what he has to offer.”

About Hannover Life Re

Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America “Hannover Life Re”, is the North American life and health reinsurance subsidiary of Hannover Re Group. Hannover Life Re is licensed and/or accredited in 49 states and Puerto Rico. In New York, Hannover Life Re provides letters of credit or deposits as required. With a gross premium of around 8 billion euro, Hannover Re Group is one of the leading reinsurance groups in the world. It maintains business relations with more than 5,000 insurance companies in about 150 countries. Hannover Re and Hannover Life Re are both rated “AA-” (Stable) by Standard & Poor’s and “A” (Positive Outlook) by A.M. Best. Additional information about the Company can be obtained from its web site at www.hlramerica.com

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