Senior Leadership Changes at MetLife
MetLife in March 2019 announced changes to its Executive Group in connection with its CEO transition. As a reminder, Michel Khalaf, now president, U.S. Business and EMEA, will become MetLife president and CEO on May 1, 2019.
U.S. Business, EMEA
Ramy Tadros, currently executive vice president and Chief Risk Officer, will become president, U.S. Business, reporting to Khalaf.
Tadros joined MetLife from Oliver Wyman, where he was a partner, global head of Insurance, and member of the firm’s operating committee.
Dirk Ostjin, senior vice president and head of EMEA, will continue to oversee the EMEA business, also reporting to Khalaf.
Chief Risk Officer
Marlene Debel, currently executive vice president and head of Retirement & Income Solutions (RIS), will become MetLife’s Chief Risk Officer. She will report to Khalaf and join the company’s Executive Group.
Prior to MetLife, she was global head of Liquidity Risk Management and Rating Agency Relations at Bank of America. Prior to that, she was assistant treasurer of Merrill Lynch.
Pensions and Savings Business Line
Graham Cox, currently executive vice president in Global Risk Management (GRM), will succeed Debel as head of Retirement & Income Solutions (RIS), reporting to Tadros.
He has overseen MetLife’s Group Life product portfolio and the Product & Operations unit of the former International Business. He has also served as head of Western Europe.