MetLife Named Life Insurance Company of the Year

Company recognized for its Customer Centricity

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Monday 9 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MetLife was named Life Insurance Company of the Year at the 2019 Middle East Insurance Industry Awards (MIIA), organized by Middle East Insurance Review.

As the fourth time recipient of the award, MetLife was commended for its customer focus and recognized for its efforts in enhancing the customer experience.

The awards, which were established in 2014 to recognise excellence within the regional industry, attracted entries from across the region, and were presented at a ceremony in Dubai on November 21.

“We are honored to receive this award,” said Dimitris Mazarakis, MetLife Gulf General Manager. “MetLife has a strong and long-standing presence in the Gulf, and we proudly serve nearly 1 million customers across the region. I want to thank our employees, field force and business partners across the region for their hard work and dedication in serving our customers and meeting their evolving needs.”

MetLife sponsored the “Woman Leader of the Year” award and was shortlisted as a finalist for Health Insurance Company of the Year.

The MIIA is recognized as the premier awards of the MENA region with clearly defined criteria and is judged by a panel of distinguished industry leaders. The awards attracted some 300 entries this year.

About MetLife

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 more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit

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Dimitris Mazarakis, MetLife Gulf General Manager accepting the award on behalf of MetLife. (Photo: Business Wire)

Dimitris Mazarakis, MetLife Gulf General Manager accepting the award on behalf of MetLife. (Photo: Business Wire)

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