People: Metlife Inc (MET)

MET on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Kandarian

62 2012 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

John Hele

2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Michel Khalaf

50 2011 President, EMEA

Christopher Townsend

45 2012 President, Asia

William Wheeler

2011 President - The Americas

Frans Hijkoop

53 2011 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Steven Goulart

55 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Ricardo Anzaldua

60 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Beth Hirschhorn

49 2013 Executive Vice President - Global Brand, Marketing

Martin Lippert

53 2011 Executive Vice President, Head - Global Technology and Operations

Maria Morris

51 2011 Executive Vice President, Head - Global Employee Benefits

Jeanmarie McFadden

2014 Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

Cheryl Grise

61 2010 Lead Independent Director

Carlos Gutierrez

60 2013 Director

William Kennard

57 2013 Director

Robert Hubbard

56 2007 Independent Director

John Keane

71 2003 Independent Director

Alfred Kelly

55 2009 Independent Director

James Kilts

66 2005 Independent Director

Catherine Kinney

62 2009 Independent Director

Denise Morrison

60 2014 Independent Director

Kenton Sicchitano

69 2003 Independent Director

Lulu Wang

69 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Kandarian

Mr. Steven A. Kandarian is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of MetLife, Inc. His Professional Highlights: MetLife, Inc., Chairman of the Board (Jan. 2012 – Present), President and Chief Executive Officer (May 2011 – Present), Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer (2005 – Apr. 2011), Executive Director, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (2001 – 2004), Founder and Managing Partner, Orion Partners, LP, a private equity firm (1993 – 2001), Founder and President, Eagle Capital Holdings, where Mr. Kandarian formed a private merchant bank to sponsor equity investments in small and mid-sized businesses (1990 – 1993), Managing Director, Lee Capital Holdings, a private equity firm (1984 – 1990), Mr. Kandarian began his career at Rotan Mosle, Inc., an investment bank; Other Professional and Leadership Experience: Member of: Board of Directors, American Council of Life Insurers, Board of Directors, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Financial Services Forum , Economic Club of New York; Education: B.A., Clark University, J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, M.B.A., Harvard Business School.

John Hele

Mr. John C. R. Hele is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of MetLife, Inc. Most recently, he was executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of Arch Capital Group Ltd., a public limited liability company that writes insurance and reinsurance globally through operations in Bermuda, the United States, Europe and Canada. Prior to joining Arch Capital in 2009, he was chief financial officer and a member of the executive board of ING Group N.V., one of the global financial services companies. As CFO, he was based in Amsterdam and had responsibility for a global financial function in over 60 countries. He was also responsible for financial controls and reporting as well as capital management and tax reporting. During his six-year tenure at ING, he was also deputy chief financial officer, general manager, and chief insurance risk officer, responsible for global insurance risk management. Hele also served as group actuary. He served as chief executive officer of Worldinsure, Bermuda, a technology company that automated life insurance underwriting, from 1999 to 2003. Prior to that, he spent 11 years with Merrill Lynch in investment banking, marketing and finance positions. In addition, he held various actuarial, finance and business roles at Crown Life in Toronto. He has been a member of the CFO Forum in Europe, the chair of the Chief Risk Officer Forum, and is a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries. He obtained a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, in 1980.

Michel Khalaf

Mr. Michel Khalaf is President, EMEA of MetLife, Inc. He joined MetLife as a result of the Acquisition. Mr. Khalaf served as Executive Vice President of MLIC from January 2011 until November 2011, and was Regional President, Middle East, Africa and South Asia of American Life from January 2009 until November 2011. Prior to the Acquisition, Mr. Khalaf had been deputy president and chief operating officer of Philamlife, the operating company of AIG in the Philippines, from August 2006 to October 2008. Mr. Khalaf has also held a number of leadership roles with ALICO in various markets around the world, including Poland, Egypt, Italy, France, and the Caribbean.

Christopher Townsend

Mr. Christopher G. Townsend is President, Asia of Metlife, Inc. He is Chief executive officer of the Asia Pacific region, Chartis (January 2010-April 2012), Chief executive officer, Chartis Australasia (February 2007-January 2010), Chief executive officer, Chartis Hong Kong (January 2006-January 2007); various senior leadership roles for Chartis, including regional vice president, commercial line, Chartis Asia Pacific, senior vice president of mergers and acquisitions, and other leadership roles in London and Sydney (1991-2006).

William Wheeler

Mr. William J. Wheeler is President - The Americas, of MetLife, Inc. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MetLife, Inc. from December 2003 to November 2011, prior to which he was a Senior Vice President of MLIC from 1997 to December 2003. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Wheeler oversaw business development, product management and marketing activities for Individual Business and served as chief financial officer of Individual Business. Before joining MLIC in 1997 as treasurer, he was senior vice president at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, a position he held for more than five years.

Frans Hijkoop

Mr. Frans Hijkoop is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of MetLife, Inc. Prior to this role, he was chief personnel officer and senior vice president of human resources for PepsiCo's more than 100 international markets outside North America. Hijkoop worked at PepsiCo earlier in his career, from 1996-2003. In between his positions at PepsiCo, Hijkoop served in London as chief human resources officer and as an executive committee member at Lloyds TSB PLC. He was responsible for all human resources activities including executive talent development and succession planning at the company, a FTSE 100 firm with 70,000 employees in 20 countries. Earlier in his career, Hijkoop was a human resources executive with Unilever PLC in London and with Mobil Oil B.V. in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He earned his master's degree in English from Utrecht University in 1985.

Steven Goulart

Mr. Steven J. Goulart is Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of MetLife, Inc. Previously, he served as Treasurer of MetLife, Inc. from July 2009 to April 2011, head of the Portfolio Management Unit as Senior Managing Director of MLIC from January 2011 to April 2011, and head of the Mergers & Acquisitions Unit as Senior Vice President of MLIC from November 2006 to July 2009 and as Director of MetLife Group, Inc. from June to November 2006. Before joining MetLife in 2006, Mr. Goulart was senior managing director in Bear Stearns’ financial institutions group, managing director in Morgan Stanley’s global insurance group and managing director in the financial institutions group at Merrill Lynch.

Ricardo Anzaldua

Mr. Ricardo A. Anzaldua is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of MetLife, Inc. Anzaldua joins MetLife from The Hartford Financial Services Group where he was associate general counsel and senior vice president. At The Hartford, he provided counsel on commercial and consumer markets and served as legal advisor for the company's group benefits business. He joined the company in 2007 as director, corporate law, and corporate secretary. He also co-chaired the diversity committee of The Hartford's law department. Prior to The Hartford, Anzaldua was corporate partner at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP. His practice areas included general corporate transactions, corporate governance, and negotiating international trade agreements. Anzaldua has been published in legal journals and served as publications director for the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies. Anzaldua earned his bachelor's from Brown University and is law degree from Harvard Law School.

Beth Hirschhorn

Ms. Beth M. Hirschhorn is an Executive Vice President - Global Brand, Marketing of MetLife, Inc. Previously, she was Executive Vice President - Global Brand, Marketing and Communications of MetLife, Inc. (November 2011-June 2013), Head of Global Brand and Marketing Services, as Senior Vice President of MLIC (November 2006-October 2011).

Martin Lippert

Mr. Martin J. Lippert is Executive Vice President, Head - Global Technology and Operations of MetLife, Inc. He joined MetLife in September 2011 as Executive Vice President and Head of Global Technology of MetLife, Inc. Before joining MetLife, he was chief operations and technology officer for Citigroup from July 2008 to March 2009, and was vice chairman and group head of global technology and operations for Royal Bank of Canada from August 1997 to July 2008.

Maria Morris

Ms. Maria R. Morris is an Executive Vice President, Head - Global Employee Benefits of MetLife, Inc. Previously, she was Executive Vice President, Global Operations, Integration, of MetLife, Inc. from September 2011 to November 2011, and Executive Vice President, Technology and Operations, of MetLife, Inc. from January 2008 to September 2011. Previously, she was Executive Vice President, Employee Benefits Sales of MLIC from December 2005 to January 2008, Senior Vice President of Group Insurance and Voluntary Benefits Sales and Service Operations of MLIC from July 2003 to December 2005, and Vice President from March 1997 to July 2003.

Jeanmarie McFadden

Ms. Jeanmarie McFadden has been appointed as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of MetLife, Inc., effective March 31, 2014. McFadden most recently served as a Managing Director and Head of Global Corporate Affairs for Morgan Stanley, with responsibility for media relations, internal communications, philanthropy, branding, marketing, advertising and corporate events. She was also a member of the firm’s Management Committee. McFadden joined Morgan Stanley in 1990 as an Associate in Corporate Communications and served in a variety of roles with increasing responsibility during her first 10 years with the firm. She was named Vice President in 1996 and served as Head of U.S. Media Relations when she left the firm in April of 2000 for Credit Suisse First Boston. At Credit Suisse, McFadden rose to become Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Corporate Communications. She worked closely with the Zurich office on design and implementation of media strategy for the global investment bank and recruited and led the media relations and internal communications teams. In March of 2006, McFadden re-joined Morgan Stanley as Global Head of Corporate Communications, the firm’s senior-most communications professional with responsibility for designing and executing global internal and external communications strategy and managing a global team of communications professionals. McFadden earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the College of New Jersey in 1986.

Cheryl Grise

Ms. Cheryl W. Grise is Lead Independent Director of MetLife, Inc. Her Professional Highlights: Northeast Utilities, a public utility holding company engaged in the distribution of electricity and natural gas (1980 – 2007) , Executive Vice President (Dec. 2005 – Jul. 2007), Chief Executive Officer of principal operating subsidiaries (Sep. 2002 – Jan. 2007), President, Utility Group, Northeast Utilities Service Company (May 2001 – Jan. 2007, President, Utility Group (May 2001 – Dec. 2005), Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel (1998 – 2001). Other Professional and Leadership Experience: Member, Board of Trustees, Kingswood-Oxford School, Trustee Emeritus, University of Connecticut Foundation, Senior Fellow, American Leadership Forum, Other Public Company Directorships: Pall Corporation; PulteGroup, Inc.; ICF International. Prior Public Company Directorships (past five years): Dana Corp. Education: B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Executive Management Program, Yale University School of Organization and Management.

Carlos Gutierrez

Mr. Carlos M. Gutierrez has been Director of Metlife, Inc. His Professional Highlights: Co-Chair, The Albright Stonebridge Group, a consulting firm (April 2013 – present) Co-Chair (February 2014 – Present) Vice Chair (April 2013 – February 2014) Vice Chairman, Institutional Client Group, Citigroup, a financial services corporation (January 2011 – February 2013) Chairman and Founding Consultant of Global Political Strategies, a division of APCO Worldwide, Inc., a consulting firm (2010 – 2011) Secretary of Commerce of the United States (February 2005 – January 2009) Kellogg Company, a manufacturer of packaged food products Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (2003 – 2005 ) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer (2000 – 2003) President and Chief Executive Officer (1999 – 2000) President and Chief Operating Officer (1998 – 1999) Various other positions (1975 – 1998). He graduated Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Business Administration Studies.

William Kennard

Mr. William E. Kennard has been appointed as Director of MetLife, Inc., effective September 17, 2013. Professional Highlights :- Senior Advisor, Grain Management, LLC, a private equity firm (November 2013 – Present), Member of Operating Executive Board, Staple Street Capital, a private equity firm (February 2014 – Present), United States Ambassador to the European Union (December 2009 – August 2013), Managing Director, The Carlyle Group, an asset management firm (May 2001 – December 2009), United States Federal Communications Commission (December 1993 – January 2001), Chairman (November 1997 – May 2001), General Counsel (December 1993 – November 1997), Partner, Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand (now DLA Piper), a law firm (April 1984 – December 1993). Education: B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University, J.D., Yale Law School.

Robert Hubbard

Dr. Robert Glenn Hubbard, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of MetLife, Inc. His Professional Highlights: Columbia University – Dean, Graduate School of Business (2004 – Present) , Russell L. Carson Professor of Economics and Finance, Graduate School of Business (1994 – Present) , Professor of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences (1997 – Present), Co-Chair, Committee on Capital Markets Regulation (2006 – Present), Chairman, President’s Council of Economic Advisers (2001 – 2003, Chairman of the Economic Policy Committee, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (2001 – 2003), Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury (1991 – 1993). Other Professional and Leadership Experience: Dr. Hubbard is a member of numerous professional and civic organizations, including: Panel of Economic Advisors, Federal Reserve Bank of New York , Council on Foreign Relations, Advisory Board of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse. Other Public Company Directorships: Automatic Data Processing, Inc.; BlackRock Closed-End Funds; KKR Financial Holdings LLC , Prior Public Company Directorships (past five years): Capmark Financial Corporation; Information Services Group, Inc.; Duke Realty Corporation; Dex Media, Inc.; R.H. Donnelley Corporation. Education: B.A. and B.S., University of Central Florida, Ph.D. and M.A., Harvard University.

John Keane

Gen. (Retd.) John M. Keane is an Independent Director of MetLife, Inc. His Professional Highlights: President, GSI, LLC, a consulting firm (Feb. 2004 – Present) , Senior Partner, SCP Partners, a venture capital firm (Mar. 2009 – Jun. 2012), Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director, Keane Advisors, LLC, a private equity and consulting firm (2004 – 2009), Vice Chief of Staff and Chief Operating Officer, United States Army (1999 – Oct. 2003), Thirty-seven year service in the United States Army, Other Professional and Leadership Experience: Chairman, Board of Directors, Knollwood Foundation, Chairman, Senior Executive Committee, Army Aviation Association of America, Chairman, Board of Directors, Institute for the Study of War, Member of: Council on Foreign Relations Defense Policy Board, U.S. Department of Defense Advisory Council, American Corporate Partners Board of Trustees, George C. Marshall Foundation Board of Trustees, Fordham University , Board of Directors, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments Board, Welcome Back Veterans Foundation, Military Contributor and Analyst, Fox News , Other Public Company Directorships: General Dynamics Corporation, Prior Public Company Directorships (past five years): Cyalume Technologies Holdings, Inc.; M & F Worldwide Corp; Education: B.S., Fordham University, M.A., Western Kentucky University, Honorary Degrees: Fordham University; Eastern Kentucky University.

Alfred Kelly

Mr. Alfred F. Kelly, Jr., is an Independent Director of MetLife, Inc. His Professional Highlights: Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Company, American Express Company, President (Jul. 2007 – Apr. 2010), responsible for global consumer businesses, including consumer and small business cards, customer service, global banking, prepaid products, consumer travel, and risk and information, Group President (2005 – 2007), responsible for several key businesses, including U.S. consumer and small business cards, U.S. customer service, and risk management, Head of Information Systems, White House (1985 – 1987), with oversight of the information processing functions for several government agencies that comprise the Executive Office of the President. Other Professional and Leadership Experience: Chairman, Board of Directors, School of the Holy Child, Vice Chairman, Wall Street Charity Golf Classic (benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation), Member, Boards of Trustees, of: New York-Presbyterian Hospital, St. Joseph’s Seminary and College – New York Catholic Foundation. Other Public Company Directorships: Affinion Group, Inc., Prior Public Company Directorships (past five years): Hershey Company. Education: B.A. and M.B.A., Iona College.

James Kilts

Mr. James M. Kilts is an Independent Director of MetLife, Inc. His Professional Highlights: Founding Partner, Centerview Capital, a private equity firm (Oct. 2006 – Present), Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, The Procter & Gamble Company (Oct. 2005 – Oct. 2006), The Gillette Company - Chairman of the Board (Jan. 2001 – Oct. 2005), Chief Executive Officer (Feb. 2001 – Oct. 2005), President (Nov. 2003 – Oct. 2005), President and Chief Executive Officer, Nabisco Group Holdings Corp.; President and Chief Executive Officer, Nabisco Holdings Corp. and Nabisco Inc. (Jan. 1998 – Dec. 2000), Executive Vice President, Worldwide Food, Philip Morris (1994 – 1997). Various positions, Kraft (through 1994), including: President, Kraft USA and Oscar Mayer, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Development, President, Kraft Limited in Canada, Senior Vice President, Kraft International, Other Professional and Leadership Experience: Member of: Board of Overseers, Weill Cornell Medical College, Board of Trustees, Knox College, Board of Trustees, University of Chicago , Founder and Member, Steering Committee, Kilts Center for Marketing, University of Chicago Booth School of Business , Other Public Company Directorships: Pfizer, Inc.; MeadWestvaco Corporation; Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Board of Nielsen Holdings N.V. Prior Public Company Directorships (past five years): The New York Times Company. Education:B.A., Knox College, M.B.A., University of Chicago.

Catherine Kinney

Ms. Catherine R. Kinney is an Independent Director of MetLife, Inc. Professional Highlights: Retired from NYSE Euronext, a provider of financial services including securities exchange and clearing operations, in March 2009, after serving in Paris, France, with responsibility for overseeing the global listing program, marketing and branding (July 2007 – March 2009), President and Co-Chief Operating Officer, New York Stock Exchange, Inc., a provider of financial services including securities exchange and clearing operations (merged with Euronext in 2008 to form NYSE Euronext) (2002 – 2008), Ms. Kinney joined the New York Stock Exchange in 1974 and held management positions in several divisions, with responsibility for all client relationships (1996 – 2007), trading floor operations and technology (1987 – 1996), and regulation (2002 – 2004). Other Professional and Leadership Experience: Chair, Board of Trustees, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, Member of: – Board of Directors, Sharegift USA – Economic Club of New York, Other public company directorships: NetSuite, Inc.; MSCI Inc.; QTS. Education: B.A., magna cum laude, Iona College, Advanced Management Program, Harvard Graduate School of Business, Honorary Degrees: Georgetown University; Fordham University; Rosemont College.

Denise Morrison

Ms. Denise M. Morrison is an Independent Director of Metlife, Inc. Professional Highlights: Campbell Soup Company, a food and beverage company (2003 – Present), President and Chief Executive Officer (August 2011 – Present), Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (October 2010 – July 2011), President, North America Soup, Sauces and Beverages (October 2007 – September 2010), President, Campbell USA (June 2005 – September 2007), President, Global Sales and Chief Customer Officer (April 2003 – May 2005), Kraft Foods, Inc., a food and beverage company (1995 –2003), Various leadership roles, including: Executive Vice President and General Manager, Kraft Snacks (2001 – 2003), Executive Vice President and General Manager, Kraft Confections (2001); Senior Vice President and General Manager, Nabisco Down the Street (2000); Senior Vice President, Nabisco Sales and Integrated Logistics (1998 – 2000), Various senior marketing and sales positions, Nestlé USA, Inc., a food and beverage company (1984 – 1995), Various trade and business development positions, PepsiCo, Inc., a food and beverage company (1982 – 1984), The Procter & Gamble Company, a consumer products company (1975 – 1982) Other Professional and Leadership. Experience: Member of President Barack Obama’s Export Council, Member, Boards of Directors, of:- Consumer Goods Forum (Co-Chair), Catalyst, Inc., a nonprofit organization that strives to expand opportunities for women in business, Grocery Manufacturers Association (Chair, Health and Wellness Committee), Founding Member, Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, Other public company directorships: Campbell Soup Company, Prior public company directorships (past five years): The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Education: B.S., Boston College.

Kenton Sicchitano

Mr. Kenton J. Sicchitano is an Independent Director of MetLife, Inc. Professional Highlights:- PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a provider of audit and assurance, tax and consulting services (1970 – 2001). Mr. Sicchitano joined Price Waterhouse LLP, a predecessor firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, in 1970, becoming a Partner in 1979. He held a variety of global leadership positions, including Global Managing Partner of Audit and Business Advisory Services and Global Managing Partner responsible for Audit and Business Advisory, Tax and Legal, and Financial Advisory Services. Other Professional and Leadership Experience:- Director and Chair of the Finance Committee, New England Deaconess Hospital, Trustee, New England Aquarium, President, Harvard Business School Association of Boston, Director, Harvard Alumni Association and Harvard Business School Alumni Association. Other public company directorships: PerkinElmer, Inc.; Analog Devices, Inc. Education:- B.A., Harvard College, M.B.A., Harvard Business School.

Lulu Wang

Ms. Lulu C. Wang is an Independent Director of MetLife, Inc. Her Professional Highlights:- Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Tupelo Capital Management LLC, an investment management firm (1997 – Present), Director and Executive Vice President, Jennison Associates Capital Corporation, an investment management firm (1988 – 1997), Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Equitable Capital Management, an investment management firm (1978 – 1988). Other Professional and Leadership Experience:- Consulting Director, New York Community Trust. Member of: –Board of Overseers, Columbia Business School , Board of Trustees, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Board of Trustees, Rockefeller University, Board of Directors, Committee of 100, Board of Trustees, Asia Society, Trustee Emerita, Wellesley College, Trustee Emerita, WNYC Public Radio. Education:- B.A., Wellesley College, M.B.A., Columbia Business School.
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