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C. Robert Henrikson has served as a Non-Executive Director of our company since 2012. He is Chair of the Compensation Committee, as well as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee.
Mr. Henrikson was president and chief executive officer of MetLife, Inc. and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company from 2006 through 2011. During his more than 39-year career with MetLife, Inc., Mr. Henrikson held a number of senior positions in that company’s individual, group and pension businesses.
He currently serves on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Commission on Retirement Security and Personal Savings and the Board of Directors of the Bipartisan Center. Mr. Henrikson is a former Chairman of the American Council of Life Insurers, a former Chairman of the Financial Services Forum and a director emeritus of the American Benefits Council. Mr. Henrikson also serves as Chairman of the Board of the S.S. Huebner Foundation for Insurance Education, as a trustee emeritus of Emory University and of Americares.
Mr. Henrikson earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. degree from Emory University School of Law. In addition, he is a graduate of the Wharton School’s Advanced Management Program.
Executive leadership, relevant industry experience
Mr. Henrikson’s more than 39 years of experience in the financial services industry, which includes diverse positions of increasing responsibility leading to his role as chief executive officer of MetLife, Inc., have provided him with an in-depth understanding of our industry.
Public company board experience
Mr. Henrikson served on the Board of Directors of Swiss Re from 2012 to 2018. He served as a director of MetLife, Inc. from 2005 through 2011 and as Chair of the Board of MetLife, Inc. from 2006 through 2011.