1 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and its affiliates
2 www.metlife.com, “Supporting Country and Community”
3 MetLife Publication, 1946: “About Our Work in ‘45”
4 Robert H. Benmosche, MetLife, Inc. Chairman & CEO, July 1998 to March 2006, Public Statement 9/14/01
5 MetLife Annual Report, December 2008
6 FORTUNE 500®, December 2008. FORTUNE 500® is a registered trademark of FORTUNE® magazine, a division of Time, Inc.
7 FORTUNE® magazine, Most Admired Companies, March 16, 2009 issue
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M e t L i f e ? w h y c h o o s e
MetLife is dedicated to helping build financial freedom for everyone.
MetLife1 has a long history of leadership and integrity:
Began its operations in 1868
Paid claims and cash surrenders throughout the Great Depression, while banks were closing their doors2
Made the largest contribution to the U.S. war effort in World War II of any single investor3
On September 11, 2001, MetLife responded quickly and decisively to the tragedy (first claim paid on 9/14)4 and invested $1 billion in the U.S. economy
All guarantees are based on the claims-paying ability and financial strength of the issuing insurance company.
Today MetLife is one of the most trusted names and well-respected brands in the world:
Over 70 million customers worldwide5 and over 90 of the nation’s top one hundred FORTUNE 500®6 companies trust MetLife to provide the financial tools and protection they need to live life to the fullest.
MetLife named the best-managed insurance company of 2008 by