AmCham Abu Dhabi announces that MetLife has become the latest signatory of WOMEN ACHIEVE, an innovative program established by its Women in Business Committee that promotes the professional advancement of women.
The program was developed to encourage companies and organizations to give women more opportunities to advance their careers by offering them positions of greater responsibility and leadership.
MetLife is now the 30th organization that has joined an expanding list of leading companies that support the WOMEN ACHIEVE initiative including Accenture, Al Noor Hospitals Group, AMIDEAST, Bechtel, BrandMoxie, Boeing, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, ExxonMobil, F&E Aerospace, Institute of Management Accountants Middle East, Lockheed Martin Global Inc., Mubadala GE Capital, New York Institute of Technology, Northrop Grumman, Olgoonik Global Security, Parsons, Patton Boggs LLP, and others.
As a supporter of the WOMEN ACHIEVE program, MetLife reassures its commitment to provide a work environment that is favorable to women’s development by empowering women to refine their leadership skills and flourish in their respective jobs and areas of expertise. Moreover, MetLife pledges to provide greater opportunities for women’s participation in training and career advancement.
“I am very pleased with our collaboration with AmCham and WOMEN ACHIEVE– at MetLife we are deeply committed to having a diverse work environment and workforce that reflects our customer base which is essential to our continued success,” said Theo Alexandrescu, General Manager of MetLife in the Gulf. “The unique experiences of our employees provide us with a competitive edge that allows us to attract great talent and succeed wherever we do business around the globe,” he added.
Matthew E. Byrd, Chairman of AmCham Abu Dhabi, remarked, “We are delighted to have MetLife sign WOMEN ACHIEVE. AmCham Abu Dhabi is proud to support innovative initiatives, such as WOMEN ACHIEVE, that foster positive change in the business community.”