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MetLife Hong Kong Sponsors Pink Heels Race 2017 to Support Awareness of Hereditary Cancer

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Headline: MetLife Hong Kong Sponsors Pink Heels Race 2017 to Support Awareness of Hereditary Cancer
HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – December 4,2017 – MetLife Hong Kong* sponsored the Hong KongHereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry’s seventh annual Pink Heels Race topromote hereditary cancer awareness. In addition to sponsoring the event,MetLife Hong Kong had over 40 employees and agents onsite to participate in thePink Heels Race. MetLife Hong Kong promotes hereditary cancer awareness with sponsorship of Pink Heels Race 2017.

Mr. Lee Wood, Chief ExecutiveOfficerof MetLife Hong Kong, said, “We are pleased to be supporting this meaningfulevent. MetLifeHong Kong is committed to helping the people of Hong Kong achieve better healthand protect their wellbeing. Alongside the Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer FamilyRegistry, we hope to raise awareness of hereditary cancer and promote theimportance of early detection of such diseases through screening and regularself-examination.”

Dr. Ava Kwong, Chairman ofHong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry, said, “Wewould like to express our sincere thanks to MetLife Hong Kong for theirinvaluable support of Pink Heels Race 2017. MetLife Hong Kong’s contributionwill play a vital role in helping Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer FamilyRegistry promote awareness of hereditary breast, ovarian and prostate cancerscaused by BRCA gene mutation. The funds raised through the event will be usedto finance underserved, high-risk families by providing access to free genetictesting, counseling services and preventative measures, and to support clinicalresearch to reduce the incidence of hereditary cancers in Hong Kong.”

The Pink Heels Race was held at the Stanley Plaza and onStanley Main Street on December 3, 2017, and attracted more than 600 participantswho accessorized in pink to support the cause. The event featured interactivecharity booths to engage attendees and share knowledge about hereditary cancersand the importance of genetic testing.
About MetLife
MetLife, Inc.(NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of theworld’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities,employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutionalcustomers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife hasoperations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in theUnited States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For moreinformation, visit www.metlife.com.

* MetLife Limited and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company ofHong Kong Limited (collectively “MetLife Hong Kong”) are wholly-ownedsubsidiaries of MetLife, Inc. in Hong Kong and private companies limited by sharesincorporated and registered under the applicable laws in Hong Kong. BothMetLife Limited and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of Hong Kong Limitedare authorized insurers carrying long term business in Hong Kong.

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