MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that John A. Hall will join the company as senior vice president and head of investor relations. In this role, he will manage and coordinate the presentation of MetLife’s financial results and business strategies to the analyst and investor community. He will report to John Hele, executive vice president and chief financial officer of MetLife. Hall will join the company effective June 1, and succeeds Ed Spehar, who, as previously announced, has been named chief financial officer for MetLife’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

“John brings more than 25 years of valuable insurance industry expertise to MetLife,” said Hele. “His deep understanding of the industry, coupled with his experience as an analyst, makes him an excellent addition to our team.”

Hall joins MetLife from Wells Fargo Securities, where he most recently served as managing director and senior insurance analyst in the firm’s equity research department, covering 25 life, property & casualty and multi-line insurance companies. Hall brings more than two decades of experience in sell-side equity research. Prior to joining Wells Fargo Securities, he held lead equity analyst positions at Alex. Brown & Sons and Prudential Securities.

Hall is the past president of the Association of Insurance Financial Analysts and has served on its board of directors.

He received a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Rutgers College as well as a Master of Business Administration in finance from the Rutgers Graduate School of Management.

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 the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit


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