President and Chief Executive Officer
- Katsuhisa (Katz) Kumasako joined Nippon Life Insurance Company in 1993. During the course of 30 years with the Nippon Life Group, Katz has held various positions in Japan and abroad, mostly in international planning and operations, and business development. His overseas assignments have been with New York Representative Office and Nippon Life Benefits in New York, U.S.A., and with Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Company Limited (formerly Reliance Life Insurance Company Ltd) in Mumbai, India. Most recently, he was General Manager for the Global Insurance Business, Nippon Life Insurance Company in Tokyo.
- Katz has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Waseda University in Japan.
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating & Strategy Officer
- David joined Nippon Life Benefits in February 2023 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating and Strategy Officer. David has 30+ years of experience as an insurance and finance services executive. Prior to joining Nippon Life Benefits, he was Senior Vice President and Head of Enterprise Operations & Service at Guardian Life. David has held leadership positions at MetLife, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Prudential Financial and as Chairman of the Board at MIB.
- David holds a Bachelors degree from Bucknell University and an MBA from Columbia University. David and his family live in Connecticut.