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Catherine A. Rein

Director since July 1, 2007; formerly, director of The Bank of New York Company, Inc. since 1981

Catherine A. Rein

Ms. Rein served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of MetLife, Inc., an insurance and financial services company, from 2005 to 2008. Prior to that, Ms. Rein served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company from 1999 to 2005. Ms. Rein served in key leadership positions at MetLife, Inc. from 1985 to 1998. Ms. Rein served as a director of The Bank of New York from 1981 to 2007 and has served as a director of the company since 2007.

Before joining MetLife, Ms. Rein served as vice president and general counsel for The Continental Group, Inc., a global diversified packaging company. Prior to that, she was associated with the New York City law firm of Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood. Ms. Rein is an emeritus member of the Board of Visitors of the New York University Law School, previously chaired the MetLife Foundation, is a director emeritus of Corning Incorporated and served from 2001 to 2015 on the board of FirstEnergy Corp. Ms. Rein received a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Pennsylvania State University and a Juris Doctorate degree from New York University School of Law.

Skills and Expertise:

  • Leadership of a large public company in a highly regulated industry
  • Experience as general counsel
  • Senior-level policy-making experience in the insurance industry

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