Rebecca Tadikonda to Join MetLife as Chief Enterprise Strategy Officer

  Rebecca Tadikonda to Join MetLife as Chief Enterprise Strategy Officer

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- July 16, 2014

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced today that Rebecca Tadikonda will join the
company as chief enterprise strategy officer effective July 21, 2014. She will
report to Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Steven A. Kandarian.

Tadikonda will lead a team responsible for MetLife’s global strategy to drive
top-line and bottom-line financial performance. She succeeds Kishore
Ponnavolu, now president of MetLife Auto & Home.

“An aligned, integrated enterprise strategy is essential to creating value for
customers and shareholders,” Kandarian said. “With her extensive experience
advising financial services firms, Rebecca will play a critical role in
helping MetLife continually adapt to a changing external environment.”

Tadikonda joins MetLife from Bain & Company, where she was a partner in the
Financial Services practice. She started her career with Bain in New York and
then rejoined the company in 2003, where she has counseled insurance clients
on large business transformations, global growth strategies, the customer
experience, and operational excellence. Tadikonda has also held positions at
Verisign and DHL Worldwide Express.

Tadikonda earned a B.A. in economics from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from
Stanford University.

About MetLife

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates
(“MetLife”), is one of the largest life insurance companies in the world.
Founded in 1868, MetLife is a global provider of life insurance, annuities,
employee benefits and asset management. Serving approximately 100 million
customers, MetLife has operations in nearly 50 countries and holds leading
market positions in Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
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MetLife, Inc.
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