Michel Khalaf is president of MetLife, Inc.’s EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) region and a member of the company’s executive group. He was appointed to this position in November 2011.
Prior to assuming his current position, Khalaf was executive vice president and chief executive officer of MetLife’s Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region.
Previously, Khalaf was deputy president and chief operating officer of Philamlife, AIG’s operating company in the Philippines.
Since joining Alico’s investment department in 1989, Khalaf has held a number of leadership roles in various markets around the world including the Caribbean, France and Italy. In 1996, he was named the first general manager of Alico’s operation in Egypt. In 2001, he assumed the position of regional senior vice president in charge of Alico’s life, pension and mutual fund operations in Poland, Romania and the Baltics as well as president and chief executive officer of Amplico Life.
Khalaf is a graduate of Syracuse University with a B.S. in engineering and an M.B.A. in finance. He is a fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI).