MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that Patrik Ringstroem will join the company in July as chief strategy officer, reporting to President and CEO Michel Khalaf.

Ringstroem will lead the team responsible for MetLife’s global strategy to help drive top- and bottom-line financial performance. He succeeds Rebecca Tadikonda, now head of strategic growth markets for the company’s Asia region.

“MetLife’s strategy is essential to delivering products and services that will strengthen our customers’ financial security and well-being, and creating even greater value for our shareholders,” Khalaf said. “With his extensive experience advising financial services firms and as a corporate strategy leader, Patrik will play a critical role in defining the next horizon of MetLife’s strategy.”

Ringstroem will join MetLife from JPMorgan Chase & Co., where he was head of corporate strategy. Before joining JPMorgan Chase & Co. in 2017, he was a partner in Oliver Wyman’s financial services practice, where he advised clients on corporate strategy, operational effectiveness, and acquisitions.

Ringstroem earned a Bachelor of Science with honors from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

About MetLife

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. For more information, visit

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