Robert S. Jett III is Global Compliance Counsel and Data Privacy Officer for RGA Reinsurance Company (“RGA”). Based in the global headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, he leads and manages the Compliance Division of RGA’s Global Legal Services Department and RGA’s Global Privacy Office.
He has been in-house counsel in the financial services industry for more than 25 years and has dealt with legal, compliance, information technology, mergers & acquisitions, treasury and other administrative functions within the life and health insurance and reinsurance operations of multi-national insurance organizations in all fifty U.S. states, Canada, the European Union, South Africa, Bermuda, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and in many other foreign jurisdictions.
Robert earned his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in international relations and political science from Hobart College, and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of Baltimore School of Law. He is an active member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, and current Chair of its Compliance & Ethics Committee; the International Association of Privacy Professionals; President of the Global Leadership and Development Department Advisory Board of the University of Missouri at St. Louis and a member of the Maryland State Bar Association.