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Results of the AOA General Meeting and the Board of Directors Meeting in 2019

AOA GM group photo
On 14 November 2019, the AOA General Meeting and the AOA Board of Directors Meeting were held at the venue of the ICMIF Biennial Conference in Auckland, New Zealand


The General Meeting approved the AOA two-year activity plan for 2020 and 2021, the changes in the by-laws, and the appointment of directors with the term of office until the next general meeting. After the General Meeting, the Board of Directors decided new Chair, Vice Chairs, Auditor, and the Secretariat.

I. AOA General Meeting

1.Date and TimeAOA GM 4

Thursday, 14th November 2019
17:30 -18:15


The Great Room Ⅰ & Ⅱ, Cordis Auckland Hotel

Auckland, New Zealand


The meeting was held effectively with the attendance of 24 organizations, of which 3 member organizations attended by sending the voting rights exercise form, out of 34 full member organizations, which have voting rights. In addition, 3 associate and full member organizations attended.

91 delegates physically attended the meeting.

4.Contents of the Meeting

At the beginning of the meeting, we received a greeting from Ms. Hilde Vernaillen, ICMIF Chair.

(1) Report ItemsAOA GM 1

The following items were reported and confirmed.

1) Minutes of the last General Meeting

2) Report from the Board of Directors

3) Audited Financial Statements

(2) Discussion Items

The following items were discussed and approved.

1) Activity plans for the years 2020 and 2021

2) Changes in the bylaws  (new version: here)

3) Election of directors who will serve until the next regular general meeting(see here



II. AOA Board of Directors Meeting

1.Date and Time

Thursday, 14th November 2019
18:30 -19:00

2.VenueAOA BOD

The Great Room Ⅰ & Ⅱ, Cordis Auckland Hotel

Auckland, New Zealand


Mr. Fumio Yanai, Dr. P.A. Kiriwandeniya, Ms. May S. Dawat, and Mr. Hong Jae-Eun

Ms. Hiroko Kowada (Executive Secretary), Mr. Naruto Takahashi (Secretary)

4.Contents of the Meeting

The new Chair, Vice-Chairs, and Auditor, etc. were decided as follows:

1. Chair: Mr. Fumio Yanai (reappointed)

2. Vice-Chair: Dr. P. A. Kiriwandeniya (reappointed), and Ms. May S. Dawat (reappointed)

3. Auditor: Mr. Shigeya Fukase (Kyosuiren, Japan) (reappointed)

4. Secretariat: Zenkyoren, Japan (reappointed)

5. Other: an official who is responsible for microinsurance activity: Ms. May S. Dawat

III. AOA Dinner

After the AOA General Meeting, a dinner party was held at a restaurant near the harbor, and about 115 people from AOA member organizations and related organizations participated and deepened their friendship.

The dinner was sponsored byWillis Refollowing the 2017 General Meeting in London. Taking this opportunity, we would like to thank Mr. James Kent, Global CEO of Willis Re for its great contribution to AOA on behalf of our members. 


AOA Dinner
Mr. James Kent, Right

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