METLIFE NAMED TOP 50 COMPANY FOR HISPANIC WOMEN
NEW YORK, August 31, 2015
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced its selection by LATINAStyle Magazine to its 2015 LATINA Style 50 Report, the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S., for the 11th year in a row. This annual report is a respected source of employment and career information for Hispanic women in the United States.
“MetLife is committed to growing a diverse workforce that reflects our customers and communities. Being inclusive of each employee’s unique cultures, skills and experiences is an essential component in meeting our business goals,” said Elizabeth Nieto, MetLife’s global chief diversity and inclusion officer. “We’re honored to be recognized by LATINA Style and proud of MetLife’s strong track record of attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce.”
The 50 Best Companies are selected based on their efforts to promote diversity and provide career advancement opportunities to Latinas, with special attention given to programs that recruit veterans and military personnel. MetLife is focused on gender diversity through efforts to strengthen the representation, talent development and advancement of women in senior leadership roles.
“Preparing the LATINA Style 50 Report is an exhausting process that takes hundreds of hours of intense research and study. It is our goal to provide the most accurate picture of what corporate America has to offer. We need to be sure that the companies listed on the report are the ones that truly are the best places for Latina professionals to work,” says Robert E. Bard, president and CEO of LATINA Style, Inc.
The LATINA Style 50 Companies will be honored during LATINA Style’s Awards Ceremony & Diversity Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C., on February 4, 2016.
MetLife’s commitment to gender, racial and ethnic diversity is also reflected by recent accolades from:
- Working Mother magazine - 100 Best Companies (15 years)
- Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility’s Corporate Inclusion Index (3 years)
- Women’s Forum of New York recognized MetLife for the high representation of women on the Board of Directors
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 the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com.