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Pooja Rahman Joins New York Life as Vice President, International Regulatory Affairs

NEW YORK, October 10, 2013 — New York Life has announced that Pooja Rahman has joined the company as a vice president. She reports to George Nichols III, senior vice president in charge of the Office of Governmental Affairs.

Ms. Rahman is responsible for developing and implementing substantive policy positions influencing domestic and international policymakers’ decisions on issues related to international solvency and accounting standards for insurers, as well as on insurance supervision.

Prior to joining New York Life, Ms. Rahman was manager and counsel, international policy and analysis for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). Prior to the NAIC, she was director, senior corporate counsel for Aviva, plc, and in-house counsel for the Iowa Insurance Division. Additionally, she worked at Principal Financial Group as a technical analyst.

Ms. Rahman earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Mumbai, an M.B.A. from the University of New Orleans, and a J.D. from Drake University Law School. She resides in Rutherford, New Jersey with her husband, Hashmath, and their two children.

New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company founded in 1845, is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States* and one of the largest life insurers in the world. New York Life has the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moody’s Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poor’s (AA+).** Headquartered in New York City, New York Life’s family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income, investments and long-term care insurance. New York Life Investments*** provides institutional asset management and retirement plan services. Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as retail mutual funds. Please visit New York Life’s website at for more information.

*Based on revenue as reported by ”Fortune 500 ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),“ Fortune magazine, May 20, 2013. See for methodology.
**Individual independent rating agency commentary as of 8/1/13.
***New York Life Investments is a service mark used by New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC and its subsidiary, New York Life Investment Management LLC.