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1963 - 1980

March 19, 1963 Established as a state-owned company, the Korean Non-life Reinsurance Corporation
Feb 20, 1975 Opened Singapore Liaison Office
March 2, 1978 Reorganized as a publicly owned company,Korean Reinsurance Company

1981 - 2001

June 26, 1984 Built new headquarters in Susong-dong
Dec 31, 1996 Total assets exceeded 1 trillion won
May 27, 1999 Announced the mid to long term growth plan entitled ' Vision 2020 '
Jan 4, 2001 Received the 10th Financial Award from M.O.F.E. and the Korea Economic Daily

2002 - 2004

Feb 28, 2002 Operating assets exceeded 1 trillion won
May 28, 2002 Received an A- grade from A.M. Best
June 27, 2002 Renamed Korean Re, with the launch of a new Corporate Identity (CI)
Oct 12, 2002 Became the largest reinsurance company in Asia
Oct 20, 2002 Nominated as Reinsurance Company of the Year by the Asia Insurance Review Magazine (Singapore)
Jan 3, 2004 Received the 13th Financial Award from M.O.F.E. and the Korea Economic Daily

2005~

Jan 27, 2005 Received the Most Admired CEO Award (from the President of the Federation of Korean Industries, 2005)
Nov 23, 2005 Received the Most Innovative Management in Korea Award (2005)
Dec 6, 2006 Acquired an A- rating from S&P
Dec 31, 2006 Total assets surpassed 3 trillion won mark
April 8, 2008 Opened Dubai Liaison Office
April 28, 2008 Total assets surpassed 4 trillion won mark
Dec, 2009 Recognized by Reinsurance Magazine as 'Emerging Market Player of the Year'
Nov, 2010 Ranked the 11th reinsurer in the world and No. 1 in Asia (S&P)
Recieved 'Young Enterpreneur Award of the Year' from Ernst & Young
Jan 1, 2011 Recieved the Dasan Award
Feb, 2011 Acquired an A rating from A.M. Best
Sep, 2012 Ranked the 10th reinsurer in the world and No. 1 in Asia (A.M.Best)
March 19, 2013 Celebrated 50th anniversary
June 17, 2013 CEO Jong Gyu Won was inaugurated
Sep, 2013 Ranked the 9th reinsurer in the world and No. 1 in Asia (A.M.Best)
Jan 2, 2014 Declared 'Vision 2050'
Oct 14, 2014 Issued subordinated capital securities worth USD 200 million
S&P rating upgraded from A- to A
April 1, 2015 Established Korean Re Underwriting Ltd. at Lloyd's in London
Feb 24, 2017 Signed an MOU on business cooperation with IRB Brasil RE
July 1, 2017 Opened Labuan Branch in Malaysia
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