MetLife wins ANZIIF Life Insurer of the Year Award

MetLife Australia has been named the ANZIIF Life Insurer of the Year 2021 at the 17th annual ANZIIF Australian Insurance Industry Awards. MetLife previously won the Life Insurer of the Year Award in 2019.

The Awards, which recognise excellence and professionalism in the insurance sector, were announced today at an online event.

With the industry significantly impacted by the COVID pandemic throughout 2020 and 2021, MetLife has shown its commitment to customers, business partners and people during this difficult time.

MetLife CEO Richard Nunn said: “We are thrilled to have been named Life Insurer of the Year. This reflects our focus on our customers, partners and people. I’m incredibly proud of the entire MetLife team, who have worked tirelessly over the last two years to continue to support our customers and each other despite the disruption of the pandemic.

“We have consistently demonstrated our people-first approach, our commitment to our partners and customers, and our ability to adapt to the rapidly changing life insurance industry. It’s fantastic to the recognised for all the hard work put in from everyone across the organisation.

“Thank you to ANZIIF and the judges for your support of the life insurance industry and taking the time to recognise all those delivering excellence for customers.”

The 2021 ANZIIF Awards mark the return of one of the insurance industry’s most prestigious awards, having been cancelled in 2020 due to COVID. The ANZIIF awards are an annual celebration of the accomplishments of businesses and individuals across the Australian insurance industry.

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MetLife Insurance Limited (MetLife), an affiliate of MetLife, Inc., is a specialist provider of life insurance to affinity partners, superannuation trustees and employers in Australia. MetLife has expertise in designing and executing direct insurance programs for partners’ customers and insurance solutions to meet the needs of specific member groups. MetLife has been a specialist provider of life risk insurance products in Australia since 2005. For more information, visit

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, 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