HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MetLife announced the launch of the MetLife Career Agency Portal for the Asia region. The unique, mobile responsive and multi-lingual platform, developed and designed in Asia, provides access to a wide array of resources and capabilities to educate, enable and inspire existing and prospective agents through their career cycle. Intuitive and easy to navigate, visitors to the platform are able to find information based on their respective career stage along with advice and insights from some of MetLife’s top performing agents in Asia.
Bharat Kannan, Senior Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer, MetLife Asia said, “MetLife is investing heavily in growing its distribution advantage globally and agency forms a key part of this in Asia. Over the last two years we have taken significant steps to transform our distribution channels driving productivity and efficiency. The MetLife Career Agency Portal is among many steps we are taking to empower career agents.”
“By showcasing best practices and sharing their experiences via the platform, we believe agents will inspire their peers and new agents alike to service their customers better,” adds Kannan.
The MetLife Career Agency Portal is device agnostic allowing users to browse on their smartphone, tablet or desktop without having to download an app. Simply by visiting www.metlifeagency.com, the platform is available to any career agent (outside of MetLife too) to learn more about the profession.
Key features of the MetLife Career Agency Portal include:
- “Gear up for success” section carries many stories about how career agents deliver value to customers across the region. This not only helps existing agents but also people exploring a career in this space.
- “Shine with us” gives one an overview about MetLife’s regional initiatives such as MDRT partnerships and Asia President’s Council.
- “Career Opportunity” section provides an overview of various benefits of being a Career Agent and how MetLife agents are diversified in terms of skillsets and background.
- Agents can choose the language they are comfortable in from English, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
Asia is home to MetLife’s largest agency business. MetLife has operations in 10 countries in Asia employing over 45,000 career insurance agents.
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 44 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.