MetLife's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

MetLife (MET)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 27, 2012 8:00 am ET

Executives

John McCallion - Head of Investor Relations and Vice President

Steven A. Kandarian - Chairman of The Board, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Executive Committee

Eric T. Steigerwalt - Interim Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

William J. Wheeler - President of The Americas

Steven J. Goulart - Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President

William Hogan -

Analysts

Thomas G. Gallagher - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Ryan Krueger - Dowling & Partners Securities, LLC

Sean Dargan - Macquarie Research

John M. Nadel - Sterne Agee & Leach Inc., Research Division

A. Mark Finkelstein - Evercore Partners Inc., Research Division

Christopher Giovanni - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Randy Binner - FBR Capital Markets & Co., Research Division

Jamminder S. Bhullar - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Edward A. Spehar - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Joanne A. Smith - Scotiabank Global Banking and Market, Research Division

John A. Hall - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the MetLife First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.

Before we get started, I would like to read the following statement on behalf of MetLife. Except with respect to historical information statements made in this conference call constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws, including statements relating to trends in the company's operations and financial results and the business and products of the company and its subsidiaries.

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