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MetLife Inc (MET.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Kandarian

66 2012 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

John McCallion

44 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Michel Khalaf

54 2017 President, U.S. Business, President, EMEA

Susan Podlogar

54 2017 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Steven Goulart

59 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Esther Lee

59 2015 Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer

Ramy Tadros

42 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Martin Lippert

58 2011 Executive Vice President, Head - Global Technology and Operations

Stephen Gauster

47 2017 Senior Vice President, Interim General Counsel

William O'Donnell

2018 Chief Accounting Officer

Randy Clerihue

2018 Chief Communications Officer

Jennifer Gottlieb

2018 Head - Global Employee Communication

Robert Hubbard

60 2017 Lead Independent Director

Cheryl Grise

65 2017 Independent Director

Carlos Gutierrez

64 2015 Independent Director

Gerald Hassell

66 2018 Independent Director

David Herzog

58 2017 Independent Director

Edward Kelly

65 2015 Independent Director

William Kennard

61 2015 Independent Director

James Kilts

70 2005 Independent Director

Catherine Kinney

66 2009 Independent Director

Denise Morrison

64 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Kandarian

Mr. Steven A. Kandarian, J.D., is the 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 McCallion

Mr. John D. McCallion is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the company. He joined MetLife in July 2006. In addition to serving as CFO for Investments, he has been head of Investor Relations, CFO for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), and EVP and Treasurer. Prior to joining MetLife, McCallion spent nearly 10 years at PwC in the firm’s insurance audit practice, where he worked with multinational and U.S. clients in the life and property/casualty insurance industries. McCallion earned his B.S. degree in accounting from Syracuse University and his M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Michel Khalaf

Mr. Michel Khalaf is the President, U.S. Business, 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.

Susan Podlogar

Ms. Susan Podlogar is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of MetLife Inc, since July 10 2017. She comes to MetLife from Johnson & Johnson, where she was Global Vice President of Human Resources for the company's $21 billion Medical Devices business. In this role, she was responsible for driving the talent agenda to strengthen the company's go-to-market model and help accelerate the pace of innovation. Previously, she was Vice President for Global Total Rewards and Performance, responsible for managing the development and execution of worldwide compensation, benefits, health resources, performance strategies and organizational analytics. Before joining J&J in 2003, Podlogar worked in human resources at Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Bristol Myers Squibb. She began her career in 1987 as a consultant with William M. Mercer, a global human resources consulting firm.

Steven Goulart

Mr. Steven J. Goulart is an Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of MetLife, Inc. Mr. Goulart was the Senior Vice President and Chief Counsel, General Corporate Section of the Law Department (January 2016-June 2017). Senior Vice President, Chief Corporate Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Assurant, Inc., an insurance company (September 2008-December 2015). Senior Vice President and Treasurer, MetLife, Inc. (July 2009-April 2011).

Esther Lee

Ms. Esther S. Lee is an Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer of MetLife, Inc. In this role, Lee will lead Global Brand and Marketing with overall responsibility for continuing MetLife’s transformation to a world-class, consumer-led brand that puts the customer at the center of all business decisions. She will manage all aspects of global marketing, advertising and promotion. Lee joins MetLife from AT&T, where she was senior vice president, brand marketing, advertising and sponsorships. In this role, Lee was responsible for all brand marketing activities and the integration of brand leadership into the company’s business strategies across the $128 billion enterprise. Among her achievements, she drove the positioning of AT&T as a “Rethink Possible” brand focused on helping customers mobilize their world. Prior to joining AT&T in 2009, Lee was chief executive officer for the North America division of Euro RSCG, responsible for 23 marketing services companies, including advertising, digital, direct, data, event, PR, music, promotion and field services. From 2002 to 2007, Lee was senior vice president and global chief creative officer for Coca-Cola. In 1997, Lee co-founded her own advertising agency, DiNoto Lee LLC. Lee earned a B.A. in economics from Cornell University.

Ramy Tadros

Mr. Ramy Tadros is an Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of MetLife Inc. Management Consultant, Oliver Wyman, Inc., a consulting company (September 1997-July 2017).

Martin Lippert

Mr. Martin J. Lippert is an 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.

Stephen Gauster

Mr. Stephen W. Gauster is the Senior Vice President, Interim General Counsel of MetLife Inc. Mr. Gauster was the Senior Vice President and Chief Counsel, General Corporate Section of the Law Department (January 2016-June 2017). Senior Vice President, Chief Corporate Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Assurant, Inc., an insurance company (September 2008-December 2015)

William O'Donnell

Randy Clerihue

Mr. Randy Clerihue is Chief Communications Officer of the Company. Clerihue joined MetLife in 2011. Previously he oversaw corporate and executive communications for NextEra Energy, a Fortune 200 clean-energy company and the world's largest utility by market capitalization. Before that, he spent 16 years in Washington, D.C., in a variety of policy-focused communications positions. Clerihue earned his master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and his bachelor's degree from Taylor University.

Jennifer Gottlieb

Ms. Jennifer Gottlieb is Head - Global Employee Communication of the Company. Gottlieb, a 25-year veteran of MetLife, has held a variety of roles at the company in areas including executive communication, marketing, and creative services, and served as chief of staff to a President of the company's U.S. business. She earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from Penn State University.

Robert Hubbard

Dr. Robert Glenn Hubbard, Ph.D., is an Lead Independent Director of MetLife, Inc. Dr. Hubbard was an Independent director of MetLife Inc. He served at 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. As an economic policy advisor to the highest levels of government and financial regulatory bodies, Dr. Hubbard has an unparalleled understanding of global economic conditions and emergent regulations and economic policies. This expertise contributes to the Board’s understanding of how shifting economic conditions and developing regulations and economic policies may impact MetLife’s investments, businesses, and operations worldwide.

Cheryl Grise

Ms. Cheryl W. Grise, J.D., is an Independent Director of MetLife, Inc. Ms. Grisé’s experience as the chief executive officer of a major enterprise subject to complex regulations has provided her with a substantive understanding of the challenges of managing a highly regulated company such as MetLife. With her executive experience and her experience as a general counsel and corporate secretary, Ms. Grisé brings a unique perspective on the Board’s responsibility for overseeing the management of a regulated enterprise and with respect to the effective functioning of the Company’s corporate governance structures.

Carlos Gutierrez

Mr. Carlos M. Gutierrez is an Independent Director of Metlife, Inc. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kellogg, Secretary Gutierrez gained deep insight into the complex challenges of guiding a large enterprise in a competitive global economy. As Secretary of Commerce, he worked with government and business leaders to promote America’s economic interests. Secretary Gutierrez’s unique mix of experience gives him a valuable perspective and ability to oversee management’s efforts to grow and develop MetLife’s global business and its interactions with domestic and foreign governments and regulators. His Professional Highlights includes 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 Inc., 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 (1975 – 2005), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (2000 – 2005), Chief Executive Officer (1999 – 2000), President and Chief Operating Officer (1998 – 1999).

Gerald Hassell

Mr. Gerald L. Hassell is an Independent Director of MetLife Inc. Mr. Hassell has been elected to its board of directors, effective immediately. Hassell most recently served as the Chairman and CEO of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon). Mr. Hassell began his career at BNY Mellon, having participated in the Bank of New York’s management development program. He had direct responsibility for oversight of the company’s broad range of investment services businesses, as well as operations and technology. He was named to the Bank of New York’s executive committee in 1994, and named president and elected to its board of directors in 1998. In 2011, Hassell was named Chairman and CEO of BNY Mellon. Hassell is currently a director on the board of the Comcast Corporation and a trustee of Duke University. He is also on the board of visitors of Columbia University Medical Center and the board of directors for The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. He is the Vice Chairman of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City, a member of the Business Council, The Economic Club of New York, and a former member of the Financial Services Forum. Hassell holds an MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a BA in economics from Duke University.

David Herzog

Mr. David L. Herzog is an Independent Director of MetLife Inc. Mr. Herzog was the Director of MetLife Inc. Mr. Herzog most recently served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of American International Group (AIG). He joined American General Corporation in 2000 as executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Life division. Following AIG's acquisition of American General in 2001, he was also named chief operating officer and chief financial officer for the combined domestic life insurance companies. After that, he held various executive positions including vice president, Life Insurance; vice president and chief financial officer, Global Life Insurance; and comptroller. Prior to joining American General, Herzog served as chief financial officer of GenAmerica Corp, as controller at Family Guardian Life, and as an audit supervisor with Coopers & Lybrand. Herzog is currently a director on the board of AMBAC Financial Group. He previously was a member of the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance, which provides advice and recommendations directly to the Federal Insurance Office. Herzog has also served on the boards of AERCAP Holdings NV and International Lease Finance Corporation, as well as numerous operating insurance subsidiary boards. Herzog's other memberships include the Strategic Development Board at the University of Missouri Business School and the Investment Advisory Committee at University of Missouri. Herzog received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from University of Missouri-Columbia and his Master of Business Administration degree in finance and economics from the University of Chicago. He holds the designations of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI).

Edward Kelly

Mr. Edward J. Kelly, III, J.D., is an Independent Director of MetLife, Inc. Mr. Kelly most recently served as chairman of the institutional clients group at Citigroup Inc. He joined Citigroup in 2008, holding various executive positions including chairman of global banking, vice chairman, and chief financial officer. Prior to joining Citigroup, Kelly held leadership roles at The Carlyle Group, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Mercantile Bankshares Corp., and JPMorgan Chase & Co. He was also a former partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, an international law firm. Kelly is currently a director at CSX Corporation and XL Group plc, and previously served on public company boards including The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., The Hershey Company, Paris Re Holdings Ltd., Axis Capital Holdings Limited, Constellation Energy Group (now a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation) and CIT Group Inc. In addition, he has served on the boards of New York City Ballet, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, the University of Virginia Law School Foundation, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Baltimore Museum of Art. Kelly received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Princeton University and his Juris Doctor degree from the University Virginia School of Law and A.B., Princeton University.

William Kennard

Mr. William E. Kennard, J.D., is an Independent Director of MetLife, Inc. Mr. Kennard served as 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. Mr. Kennard is the Member of Board of Directors, International African American Museum, Advising Board, Artificial intelligence Foundation, Trustee, Yale University

James Kilts

Mr. James M. Kilts is an Independent Director of MetLife Inc. Mr. Kilts 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: 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. Ms. Kinney is a Former President and Co-Chief Operating Officer, New York Stock Exchange, Inc. Ms. Kinney’s experience as a senior executive and chief operating officer of a multinational, regulated entity, her key role in transforming the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to a publicly held company, and her leadership in developing and establishing the NYSE corporate governance standards for its listed companies (including MetLife) demonstrate her knowledge of and experience with issues of corporate development, transformation and governance. These qualities are relevant to ensuring that the Board establishes and maintains effective governance structures appropriate for a global provider of insurance and financial products and services. Ms. Kinney Professional Highlights NYSE Euronext, a provider of financial services including securities exchange and clearing operations, Served 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. (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 Realty Trust, Inc. She holds 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, Nestle 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.