HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced that it won the Bloomberg Businessweek Financial Institution Award 2016 in the category of Education Fund at an award ceremony held in Hong Kong on April 29.
Ralph Brunner, Chief Marketing Officer, MetLife Asia said: “MetLife is proud to have won this award for our EduCare product and service innovation. It demonstrates our customer-focused strategy with a commitment to find the best solution for our customers. We would like to thank the distinguished panel of judges and the editors at Bloomberg Businessweek for this recognition.”
Launched in March 2015, EduCare is a flexible savings product designed for parents to meet the evolving needs of a child from birth through to young adulthood. EduCare is an industry-first product designed to go beyond financial assistance with the inclusion of EduCare Club, a suite of exclusive value-added services and benefits to support key stages of child development. Brunner also added: “We recognize that financial planning to support future education needs is a key priority for our Asia based customers. We are strategically investing in a comprehensive suite of products and services, as well as leveraging our regional expertise and insights to improve the overall customer experience. We are very pleased with its early success and are working towards making EduCare more broadly available across the Asia region”.
The Bloomberg Businessweek Financial Institution Awards 2016 are presented by Bloomberg Businessweek/Chinese Edition. The awards are judged by a panel of industry experts, academics as well as the Bloomberg Businessweek editorial board, scoring on market performance, growth, development and business strategy.
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the largest life insurance companies in the world. Founded in 1868, MetLife is a global provider of life insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management. Serving approximately 100 million customers, MetLife has operations in nearly 50 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com.