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MetLife Overview

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (MetLife), is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
MetLife Inc., through its affiliates and subsidiaries (“MetLife”) has helped generations of people around the world protect their finances, property, family and future. In the process, we have shown our commitment to safeguarding families, serving communities and strengthening society as a whole.
We’re building a stronger and more agile company that can thrive in a variety of environments. We are transforming MetLife and embracing new opportunities that build on our expertise in asset management, employee benefits and financial protection. We are investing in innovation, partnering with startups, digitizing our business and equipping ourselves to compete in a changing world. At MetLife, we are working hard to build a more protected world.

Always with you, building a more confident future.

At MetLife, we’ve been in the business of making and keeping promises for more than 150 years. We’re always there for our employees, customers, shareholders, and communities — navigating life and change together, finding purpose every day while laying the foundation for a more confident future. A future where our families and finances are protected. A future that’s exciting and full of potential. A future that’s inclusive and sustainable.
Additional Culture Details
We took time to assess the capabilities of our workforce and align them to our forward-looking strategy, called Next Horizon. We dug deeper into how we can best help our employees transfer their current skills into future opportunities — and what types of resources we can provide
to help them do that efficiently. During 2020, we are turning these insights into Next Horizon Days, interactive learning and team-building sessions for every MetLife employee to learn about MetLife’s new strategy, goals, and priorities.
MetLife’s culture of respect and inclusion extends to every aspect of our business, including our compensation practices.
Building trust with our employees and helping them live fuller lives is integral to our purpose and critical to
our success. At MetLife, we believe that caring for our employees starts with understanding what matters most to them. One of the ways our employees keep us informed of their needs is through our annual MyVoice survey. Our primary focus: Delivering Our Purpose, placing emphasis on our leadership, and reinforcing
collaboration, experimentation, and customer focus across MetLife.
Make Things Easier
Products in our industry aren’t always easy to understand. That’s why we are always looking for simpler ways to connect customers to the best solutions. By doing this, we aim to exceed their expectations and build trust.
Succeed Together
United by our purpose, we live by a collective commitment to honesty, integrity and diversity. We are open and inclusive, proudly taking and applying the best ideas from every part of our company.
​Be The Best
We are relentless in our search for new and better ways of doing things. As a leader in our industry, we constantly raise the bar, take calculated risks and learn quickly from our mistakes.
Put Customers First
Caring for and respecting customers is core to everything we do. It defines our work and shapes the culture for our people, radiating out to our shareholders and communities.
New York, NY
17,647 US Employees
Insurance and Financial Products


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