MetLife finalist in new D&I Award

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MetLife Australia has been named as a finalist in the inaugural SEEK Talent Acquisition Recognition Awards 2021 – or STAR Awards – in the category of Best Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative. The STAR Awards acknowledge excellence in talent acquisition and celebrate the integral role talent and hiring teams play in the success of their

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MetLife releases Value of Life Insurance report

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MetLife Australia has released a new report on the role of the life insurance industry for individuals, the economy and society. The Value of Life Insurance report provides policy makers, regulators, industry participants and other stakeholders with information about the positive impact and contribution of the sector, and is a further step towards increasing financial literacy for

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MetLife wins record five ALUCA awards

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MetLife Australia has won a record five ALUCA (Australasian Life Underwriting and Claims Association) Life Insurance Excellence Awards 2021, which recognises excellence in life insurance claims and underwriting. MetLife, the first organisation to receive five awards in a single year, was recognised for excellence across underwriting, claims and rehabilitation, with individuals and teams being awarded for their

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MetLife auditor named BFO Young Ambassador for 2021

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MetLife Australia’s Senior Internal Auditor, Aoife Donnelly, has been named one of The Banking and Finance Oath (BFO) Young Ambassadors for 2021. Ms Donnelly was announced as a BFO Young Ambassador, along with ten others from across the financial services and banking industries at an event held last night at The Ethics Centre. The event

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MetLife Australia appoints new Head of External Affairs and Public Policy

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MetLife Australia has announced the appointment of Nathan Rees to the role of Head of External Affairs & Public Policy, effective from yesterday. Nathan joins MetLife from the Finance Sector Union, where he has been Assistant National Secretary for almost four years. He brings more than 25 years of experience in politics, including as former

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MetLife’s 360Health wins Gold Stevie®

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MetLife’s 360Health has outshined several insurers and non-insurers to win the Gold Stevie® Award for Innovation in Heath & Wellness at the seventh annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. MetLife created 360Health in 2018 in response to insights gathered from close to 30,000 consumers who were worried about the burden serious illness like cancer, dementia or heart

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MetLife joins U.N. Global Compact

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MetLife has joined the United Nations (U.N.) Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The U.N. Global Compact calls for companies to align their operations and strategies with 10 universal principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment, and anti-corruption. “As a purpose driven organisation, sustainability has long been a focus for

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MetLife bolsters suite of adviser assistance tools with new podcast

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MetLife Australia has redoubled its efforts to support the adviser community during a turbulent time, announcing a new podcast series to be added to its suite of existing assistance and education tools. Each episode of the podcast, titled MetLife Insights, will feature a different adviser or licensee talking about their business and career, offering tips and

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MetLife works with Foodbank Australia to provide over 186,000 meals to Australians

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MetLife Australia and the MetLife Foundation will be working with Australia’s largest provider of hunger relief, Foodbank Australia, to provide over 186,000 meals (or the equivalent of over 100,000kg of food) for Australians, starting from July 2020 through to summer 2021. Pre-COVID-19, Foodbank Australia worked with over 2,400 charities in every state and territory to

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Consumers looking to financial providers for support during COVID-19

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Consumers are looking to their financial service providers for reassurance during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to new research from life insurer MetLife Australia. MetLife Australia’s COVID-19 Insights research, which looked into the behaviors of Australians to understand how the financial services sector can better support them at this time, shows that superannuation fund members and

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