Lisa M. Weber age 43 oversees the retail business segments including Individual Business and Auto & Home for MetLife Inc. one of the largest providers of insurance and other financial services to millions of customers worldwide.
A 20-year veteran across the securities banking and insurance industries Weber is driving a retail growth strategy at MetLife that emphasizes client needs face-to-face distribution and overall profitability for businesses that generated $15.7 billion in revenue in 2004. Upon the completion of MetLife’s 2005 acquisition of Travelers Life & Annuity MetLife became the largest individual life insurer and second largest variable annuity provider (based on sales) in North America. The transaction also significantly expanded the distribution reach of MetLife’s Individual Business channels. Weber has served as president since June 2004.
From 2001 to 2004 Weber served as MetLife’s senior executive vice president and chief administrative officer. In this position she was responsible for MetLife’s worldwide brand and communications human resources corporate ethics & compliance audit corporate services security as well as the company’s philanthropic efforts through MetLife Foundation. As executive vice president of human resources from 1999 to 2001 Weber was instrumental in shaping and implementing MetLife’s overall strategy and the principal architect behind MetLife’s culture transformation and robust performance management system. She led a number of initiatives that were critical to MetLife’s 2000 conversation from a mutual to publicly-traded company.
Before joining MetLife in 1998 Weber spent more than 10 years at PaineWebber where she held a number of senior human resources positions. Previously Weber directed various human resources practices and strategies at Merrill Lynch and Manufacturers Hanover.
Weber holds a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She serves on the board of Reinsurance Group of America Inc. (NYSE: RGA) and several MetLife subsidiaries including MetLife Bank. She is a director of MetLife Foundation and Rutgers Executive Advisory Committee and a trustee of Northeast Region Boys & Girls Clubs of America.