MetLife Recognized as Military Friendly Employer Ninth Year in a Row
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has been
recognized as a 2021 Military Friendly® Employer and a 2021
Military Friendly® Spouse Employer.
This is the ninth year in a row MetLife has been recognized for
its commitment to supporting veterans and fostering a culture that
honors military service. It is the sixth year in a row MetLife has
been recognized for creating sustainable, meaningful career paths
for military spouses.
“When I left the military, I could not have successfully
transitioned to civilian life without a strong support network,”
said Chad Fisher, assistant vice president, Legal Affairs for
MetLife, who served in the United States Army for eight years.
“MetLife plays a significant and active role in building that
network for the veteran community. I'm consistently inspired by my
colleagues and their support for the military community and am
proud to be part of it.”
MetLife and MetLife Foundation support veterans in many
- MetLife’s Military Veterans Network (MVET) is an employee-led
inclusion network focused on building awareness of the unique
skills and experiences of veterans and fostering those skills to
support long-term career success at MetLife.
- To attract veterans to work for MetLife, the company partners
with organizations such as Hiring Our Heroes, Bunker Labs, Military
Spouse Employment Partnership, and North Carolina for Military
- MetLife and MetLife Foundation contribute over $1 million a
year to mentor veterans transitioning into the workforce, support
veteran and veteran-spouse entrepreneurship, and provide access to
financial health resources. The company and MetLife Foundation also
support programs to help disabled veterans and to provide housing
and free museum access to active duty military and their
- MetLife and MetLife Foundation are sponsors of the Valor Games
Southeast, a national adaptive sports competition for disabled
members and veterans of the Armed Forces.
- Through its Supplier Inclusion and Development program, MetLife
partners with veteran-owned businesses. The company is a member of
the National Veteran Business Development Council, and it provides
mentorship, scholarship, and executive education programs to help
its veteran-owned suppliers succeed and grow.
“At MetLife, diversity means leveraging all of our unique
attributes and perspectives. Our military veterans strengthen our
workforce through the wealth of expertise and experiences they
bring to our company,” said Dr. Cindy Pace, MetLife’s global chief
diversity and inclusion officer.
The Military Friendly® lists are created based on extensive
research using public data sources for thousands of federal
contractors nationwide, the input of military employees, and
responses to the proprietary, data-driven Military Friendly®
Employers survey from participating companies.
For more information, visit www.militaryfriendly.com.
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 markets globally and
holds leading positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America,
Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit
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Meredith Hyland (212) 578-9415 Meredith.Hyland@metlife.com