Citigroup’s Carlos Gutierrez joins MetLife Board
Northern, WI 03/11/2013 (gdpwatch) – Global life insurance company Metlife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) announced that Carlos M. Gutierrez has been elected to its board of directors, effective immediately.
Gutierrez, 59, served as vice chairman of Citigroup Inc.(NYSE:C)’s institutional client group between January 2011 and February 2013. He quit Citigroup to become chairman of Republicans for Immigration Reform. Prior to joining Citigroup Inc.(NYSE:C), he worked as chairman of Global Political Strategies, a division of APCO Worldwide.
From 2005 to 2009, Gutierrez served as the 35th U.S.Secretary of Commerce, working with government and business leaders to promote the economic interests of the United States. Before serving the role of Secretary of Commerce, Gutierrez worked for 30 years at Kellogg Company.
He also served on the boards of Occidental Petroleum Corporation; Corning, Inc.; Lighting Science Group Corporation; Colgate-Palmolive and United Technologies Corporation.
“I am pleased to welcome Carlos to the MetLife board of directors,” said Steven A. Kandarian, chairman, president and chief executive officer of MetLife. “His significant leadership experience in both the public and private sectors, combined with his strong, global management background, will make him a valuable resource for MetLife and its shareholders.”
The shares of Metlife Inc(NYSE:MET) were up by 0.77% and currently trading at $39.32
The shares of Citigroup Inc.(NYSE:C) were up by 0.90% and currently trading at $47.10