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John C. R. Hele

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Metropolitan Life

2015 Alumni Achievement Medal Winner

John HeleJohn Hele is the executive vice president & chief financial officer for MetLife, Inc. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics in 1980.  Prior to joining MetLife, Hele was executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of Arch Capital Group Ltd., a public limited liability company that writes insurance and reinsurance globally. Prior to this, Hele was chief financial officer and a member of the executive board of ING Group N.V., one of the largest global financial services companies. As CFO, Hele was based in Amsterdam and had responsibility for a financial function on five continents. Hele also served as founder, president and chief executive officer of Worldinsure, Bermuda, a technology company that automated life insurance underwriting, from 1999 to 2003. Prior to that, he spent 11 years with Merrill Lynch.  Hele has been a member of the CFO Forum in Europe, the chair of the Chief Risk Officer Forum, and is a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries.