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Brighthouse Financial Inc (BHF.OQ)

BHF.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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22 Jun 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

C. Edward Chaplin

60 Chairman of the Board

Eric Steigerwalt

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Anant Bhalla

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Conor Murphy

49 2018 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

John Rosenthal

Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Myles Lambert

Executive Vice President and Chief Distribution and Marketing Officer

Christine Debiase

Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Irene Britt

55 Director

John McCallion

44 Director

Diane Offereins

60 Director

Patrick Shouvlin

Director

William Wallace

Director

Paul Wetzel

Director

Biographies

Name Description

C. Edward Chaplin

Mr. C. Edward Chaplin is Chairman of the Board of the company. He is retired from MBIA, Inc., a provider of financial guarantee insurance and the largest municipal bond-only insurer, in January of 2017. At MBIA, Mr. Chaplin served as the President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer from 2008 through March 2016, after beginning his MBIA tenure as the Chief Financial Officer in 2006. Prior to joining MBIA, Mr. Chaplin had a 23-year career with Prudential Financial, Inc., a global insurance and financial services firm, with positions of increasing responsibility culminating with service as Senior Vice President and Treasurer. Mr. Chaplin has been a member of the Board of MGIC Investment Corp., a publicly-traded provider of private mortgage insurance, since 2014, and also serves on its Risk Management and Securities Investment Committees. Mr. Chaplin has been selected to join our Board of Directors on the basis of his leadership skills, finance experience, and deep knowledge of the insurance industry.

Eric Steigerwalt

Mr. Eric T. Steigerwalt is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. He is the president and chief executive officer of Brighthouse Financial. Brighthouse Financial was established by MetLife in 2016 and is a major provider of annuity and life insurance solutions in the U.S. Prior to his current role, Steigerwalt was executive vice president of MetLife’s U.S. Retail business. He was appointed to this position in February 2012. During 2012, Steigerwalt also served as MetLife’s interim chief financial officer. Steigerwalt held multiple leadership roles at MetLife over the course of 18 years. He served as chief financial officer for MetLife’s U.S. businesses, as well as the company’s corporate treasurer. Steigerwalt began his tenure at MetLife in 1998, managing many of the operational aspects of MetLife’s demutualization and IPO, and went on to become the company’s first head of investor relations. Before joining MetLife, Steigerwalt worked in finance at the Equitable Companies and at the Fossett Corporation where he was a derivatives trader. Steigerwalt is the chairman, president and CEO of Brighthouse Life Insurance Company. He serves on the board of directors for the Wells Fargo Championship’s Champions for Education foundation. Steigerwalt graduated from Drew University with a bachelor’s degree in economics.

Anant Bhalla

Mr. Anant Bhalla is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. Brighthouse Financial was established by MetLife in 2016 and is a major provider of annuity and life insurance solutions in the U.S. In this role, Bhalla is responsible for overseeing the company’s financial strategy, including planning and metrics management, the corporate accounting and reporting office, treasury and asset and liability management, as well as all actuarial functions. He is a member of the Brighthouse Financial senior leadership team. Prior to his current role, Bhalla was senior vice president and chief financial officer for MetLife’s U.S. Retail business since 2014. Before joining MetLife, Bhalla served in senior roles at AIG including senior managing director of strategy and chief risk officer of the global consumer (P&C and Life Insurance) businesses. Prior to AIG, he served as chief risk officer and treasurer at Lincoln Financial. Before that, he was with Ameriprise Financial. He brings almost two decades of experience from business functions across product management, investments, finance, strategy and risk. Bhalla is a frequent contributor to the industry and regulatory dialogue on insurance in the United States.

Conor Murphy

Mr. Conor Murphy is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. He joined Brighthouse Financial in September 2017 as Executive Vice President and Chief Product and Strategy Officer. Prior to joining Brighthouse Financial, Mr. Murphy was the chief financial officer for MetLife, Inc.’s (“MetLife”) Latin America region, a position he held since 2012. Previously, he led MetLife’s international strategic planning organization, responsible for global business strategy, including M&A in international markets. Mr. Murphy’s broad experience also includes being chief financial officer for MetLife’s Europe, the Middle East and Africa region, MetLife’s head of investor relations and chief financial officer of MetLife’s Investments organization.

John Rosenthal

Mr. John L. Rosenthal is Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of the company. He was established by MetLife in 2016 and is a major provider of annuity and life insurance solutions in the U.S. In this role, Rosenthal is responsible for the overall management of Brighthouse Financial’s investment portfolio. He is a member of the Brighthouse Financial Leadership team. Prior to his current role, Rosenthal was EVP and head of global portfolio management at MetLife Investments. He was appointed to this position in August 2011. Rosenthal held multiple leadership roles at MetLife over the past 32 years. He served as managing director of the investments institutional portfolio management business, co-head of fixed income and equity investments and head of core securities. Rosenthal began his tenure at MetLife in 1984 as a private placement analyst in the corporate investments department. Rosenthal served as the treasurer of the MetLife Foundation, the chairperson of MetLife’s Corporate Blood Program and the financial services chair for the New York Blood Center. He currently serves on the board of Franklin & Marshall College as chairman of the investment committee and as a member of the executive committee. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Rosenthal graduated from Franklin & Marshall College with a bachelor’s degree in economics, and from Cornell University with a master’s degree in business administration.

Myles Lambert

Mr. Myles J. Lambert is Executive Vice President and Chief Distribution and Marketing Officer of the company. Brighthouse Financial was established by MetLife in 2016 and is a major provider of annuity and life insurance solutions in the U.S. In his role, Lambert oversees the distribution of Brighthouse Financial’s annuity and life insurance solutions through third party partners. He is responsible for managing the wholesaling organization, the sales desk, strategic relationship management and training. In addition, Lambert is responsible for all marketing and branding efforts for Brighthouse Financial. Myles is the Chairman and President of Brighthouse Securities and serves on the board of Brighthouse Life Insurance Company. He is a member of the Brighthouse Financial senior leadership team. Prior to his current role, Lambert was senior vice president of MetLife’s Northeast Region for the MetLife Premier Client Group (MPCG). Myles was also responsible for leading the MPCG proprietary wholesaling organization for annuity, life and disability insurance. Before joining MetLife, Lambert served as executive director and the business head for the insurance and annuity business at Morgan Stanley. Prior to that, he held senior leadership roles at Morgan Stanley and at Smith Barney in national sales and the private wealth management business. Lambert graduated from Villanova University with a bachelor’s degree in political science He is an advisory board member for the Center of Marketing and Consumer Insights for the Villanova School of Business and a recipient of the CLU designation from American College. Myles serves on the board of the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) and is a frequent contributor to other industry organizations.

Christine Debiase

Ms. Christine Marie Debiase is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the company. She is also the interim head of human resources. Brighthouse Financial was established by MetLife in 2016 and is a major provider of annuity and life insurance solutions in the U.S. DeBiase is responsible for legal affairs and corporate governance at Brighthouse Financial. As general counsel, she is also responsible for the company’s compliance, communications and government relations functions. In April 2017 she was named the interim head of human resources. DeBiase is a member of the Brighthouse Financial senior leadership team. Prior to her current role, DeBiase was lead counsel to MetLife’s U.S. Retail business. DeBiase held multiple leadership roles at MetLife over the course of 20 years. She served as MetLife’s corporate secretary, associate general counsel in the legal department and worked with the corporate ethics and compliance organization. She began her tenure at MetLife in 1996 as a litigation attorney, specializing in insurance litigation. DeBiase graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz with a bachelor’s degree in communications and from the Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School with a Juris Doctor degree. She serves as a member of the advisory board for PowerPlay NYC, Inc., a nonprofit committed to educating and empowering girls through sports.

Irene Britt

Ms. Irene Chang Britt is Director of the company. She retired from Campbell Soup Company in January 2015. At Campbell’s, she served in positions of increasing responsibility, culminating with her service from April 2012 through January 2015 as Senior Vice President of Global Baking and Snacking, and from August 2012 through January 2015 as President of Pepperidge Farm, a subsidiary of Campbell Soup Company. Ms. Britt joined Campbell Soup Company in 2005 as General Manager, Sauces and Beverages, and served in senior positions at multiple brand divisions. She also served as Global Chief Strategy Officer of Campbell’s from October 2010 to July 2012. Prior to joining Campbell’s, Ms. Britt served in executive roles at Kraft Foods and Kraft/Nabisco from 1999 to 2005, and Kimberly-Clark from 1986 to 1999. Ms. Britt serves as (i) an independent director of Dunkin’ Brands Group since May 2014, currently serving on the Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance (Chair) Committees, and (ii) an independent director of Tailored Brands, Inc. (formerly Men’s Warehouse, Inc.) since December 2015, currently serving on the Audit and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees, and (iii) the non-executive chairperson of TerraVia Holdings, Inc., a food, nutrition and specialty ingredients company, since March 2017 and an independent director since March 2016. She also served as a director of Sunoco, Inc. from December 2011 to October 2012. Ms. Britt has been selected to join our Board of Directors on the basis of her brand and marketing expertise and public company board experience.

John McCallion

Mr. John D. McCallion is Director of the company. He joined MetLife, Inc. in 2006, and currently serves as Executive Vice President and Treasurer of MetLife, Inc., responsible for the enterprise’s capital and liquidity management. Mr. McCallion previously served in various roles within MetLife, including as Chief Financial Officer of the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) region, head of Investor Relations, and Chief Financial Officer of the Investments Department. From 1996 to 2006, Mr. McCallion worked in the insurance audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”). Mr. McCallion has been selected to join our Board of Directors on the basis of his knowledge of financial management, investments and investor relations, and long experience in the insurance industry.

Diane Offereins

Ms. Diane E. Offereins is Director of the company. Since April 2010, Ms. Offereins has served as Executive Vice President and President - Payments Services for Discover Financial Services, a direct banking and payment services company. She is also a member of the Discover Financial Services Executive Committee. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President, Payment Services (2008 to 2010) and Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer (1998 to 2010) for Discover Financial Services. Since July 2015, Ms. Offereins has been a member of the board of directors of West Corporation, a telecommunications services provider, where she currently serves on the Audit and Nominating and Governance Committees. Ms. Offereins has been selected to join our Board of Directors on the basis of her financial services experience and her technology and cybersecurity expertise.

Patrick Shouvlin

Mr. Patrick J. Shouvlin is Director of the company. He retired from PwC, an international audit, consulting and tax services firm, in 2012 after 35 years of service. During his career at PwC, Mr. Shouvlin served as the Global Engagement Partner for several large, global insurance and financial services companies. Mr. Shouvlin also served in various leadership roles while at PwC, including leading its U.S. Insurance Group from 1996 to 2003. From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Shouvlin served on PwC’s U.S. Board of Partners, including service during that time as Chair of the Finance Committee and a member of the Governance Committee. Since 2015, Mr. Shouvlin has been Chairman of the Board, Chair of the Governance, Nominations and Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Investment Committee of L&F Holdings Limited and L&F Indemnity Limited, PwC’s global reinsurers based in Bermuda. He has served on the Board and as Chair of the Audit Committee of Cunningham Lindsey, a privatelyowned global claims management outsourcing firm, since 2013.

William Wallace

Mr. William F. Wallace is Director of the company. He retired from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (“J.P. Morgan”), a global financial services firm and banking institution, in March 2017 after 20 years of service. During his career at J.P. Morgan, Mr. Wallace had positions of increasing responsibility and served as managing director and co-head of the Global Insurance Investor Client Practice from 2009 to 2017. Mr. Wallace served as the Deputy Managing Director of the Office of Finance of the Federal Home Loan Banks from 1995 to 1996, and as a managing director at Morgan Stanley, a global financial services firm and banking institution, from 1980 to 1994. Mr. Wallace has been selected to join our Board of Directors on the basis of his deep knowledge of investments, including asset allocation and risk management, and experience advising insurance companies.

Paul Wetzel

Mr. Paul M. Wetzel is Director of the company. He retired from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. (“Deutsche Bank”), a global investment bank providing broker-dealer and investment advisory services, in October 2016. Mr. Wetzel had positions of increasing responsibility at Deutsche Bank and served as the Chairman of the Global Financial Institutions Group from 2013 until his retirement. He was the Head of the Japan Investment Banking Coverage and Advisory Group and was based in Japan from 2011 to 2013. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Wetzel worked at Merrill Lynch & Co. in investment banking for 17 years, with positions of increasing responsibility and a focus on financial institutions. Mr. Wetzel has been selected to join our Board of Directors on the basis of his extensive experience advising financial services firms and knowledge of investment banking and corporate strategy.