Source: Media Outreach
Headline: MetLife Hong Kong Wins Corporate Citizenship Award for the Third Consecutive Year
Recognizing its continuous contributions made to the community
HONG KONG, CHINA –Media OutReach – December 7, 2017 –MetLifeHong Kong* has won the CorporateCitizenship Award in the prestigious BENCHMARK Wealth Management Awards for thethird consecutive year, recognizing its continuous contributions to the HongKong community. This achievement follows MetLife Hong Kong’s recognition as a“Caring Company” by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service.
MetLife Hong Kong won five awards, including the Corporate Citizenship Award at the BENCHMARK Wealth Management Awards 2017.
Mr. Lee Wood, Chief Executive Officer of MetLife Hong Kong, took part in Hong Kong’s Fastest Executive Race 2017.
Mr. Lee Wood, Chief Executive Officer of MetLife Hong Kong, said, “It’s heartening to berecognized year after year for our work in Hong Kong communities by suchprominent organizations. Giving back to society is an integral and cherishedpart of MetLife Hong Kong’s corporate culture. We fulfill our civic commitmentsthrough various CSR programs and sponsorships of local charities and non-profitorganizations. This is certainly a tradition we will build upon in the yearsahead as we continue to promote a healthier, better and more inclusive society.”
In 2017, MetLife Hong Kong again made significantcontributions by promoting literacy. Most recently, Mr. Wood, on behalf of MetLifeHong Kong, took part in Hong Kong’s Fastest Executive Race 2017, in support ofthe Room toRead’s Literacy Program. This program empowerschildren to gain the basic reading and writing skills they need to start theireducational journey off right. The funds raised by MetLife Hong Kong in theFastest Executive Race 2017 will make education possible for nearly 250children in low-income countries around the world.
Mr. Wood, added, “I am so glad to seeour employees and agents being truly engaged in this meaningful program. We areproud of the contributions being made by our employees, agents and MetLife HongKong, which bring books and literacy to children around the world. Thisreflects our commitment to ensuring a future in which we can continue helpingpeople and communities navigate life together.”
Hong Kong’s Fastest Executive Race 2017 washeld on December 1, 2017, and attracted over thirty business leaders racingagainst each other on a 13 km route from Pok Fu Lam Reservoir to Admiralty, allin support of Room to Read.
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through itssubsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the world’s leadingfinancial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefitsand asset management to help its individual and institutional customersnavigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in morethan 40 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.
*MetLife Limited and Metropolitan Life InsuranceCompany of Hong Kong Limited (collectively “MetLife Hong Kong”) arewholly-owned subsidiaries of MetLife, Inc. in Hong Kong and private companieslimited by shares incorporated and registered under the applicable laws in HongKong. Both MetLife Limited and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of Hong KongLimited are authorized insurers carrying long term business in Hong Kong.
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