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Maria R. Morris

Former Executive Vice President
Global Employee Benefits
MetLife, Inc.
Ms. Morris served on MetLife’s Executive Group for almost a decade (retired September 2017), holding numerous senior leadership positions throughout her 33-year career. From 2011 through her retirement, Ms. Morris was Executive Vice President, MetLife, Inc. and led the Company’s Global Employee Benefits (GEB) business. In her role leading MetLife’s GEB business since 2012, Ms. Morris was responsible for expanding MetLife’s employee benefits business in more than 40 countries, broadening relationships and fueling growth across the globe via local solutions and partnerships with multinational corporations, as well as through distribution relationships with financial institutions. She also served as the interim Head of MetLife’s U.S. Business from January 2016 to June 2017, where she was responsible for approximately 60% of MetLife’s operating earnings, post separation of its retail business. She served as MetLife’s Interim Chief Marketing Officer in 2014, where she continued to strengthen MetLife’s brand across the globe. From 2008 to 2011, Ms. Morris led Global Technology and Operations, where she managed a $1.6 billion IT portfolio and a $2.5 billion procurement and real estate budget. She also oversaw the integration of MetLife’s $16.4 billion acquisition of American Life Insurance Company (Alico). Ms. Morris also currently serves on the board of a privately-held insurance company.

Other Professional Experience and Community Involvement:
In addition to her executive roles, Ms. Morris has served on the boards of MetLife Property and Casualty Insurance Company, the MetLife Foundation and the American Council of Life Insurers. Ms. Morris is presently the National Board Chair of the All Stars Project, Inc. and a Board trustee and committee co-chair of Catholic Charities of New York.

Other Current Listed Company Directorships:
Wells Fargo & Company

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