William J. Mullaney has been named president of MetLife’s Institutional Business segment. Mullaney succeeds Leland C. Launer, Jr., who has decided to leave MetLife to pursue other opportunities.
Mullaney most recently served as president of MetLife Auto & Home, the company’s $3 billion personal lines property and casualty subsidiary. Mullaney has been with MetLife for over 24 years, joining the company in 1982.
Institutional Business, with 2005 revenues of approximately $19 billion, provides coverage to group customers in the United States, including 88 of the top 100 FORTUNE 500® companies.
William D. Moore, senior vice president, Eastern Zone, Individual Business, will succeed Mullaney as head of MetLife Auto & Home. In addition to heading up the Eastern Zone, Moore has more than 24 years of experience in the Auto & Home organization, including most recently being responsible for its property and casualty specialist organization, which includes over 2,000 producers and administrative staff. Moore joined MetLife Auto & Home in 1977 and has held a variety of senior leadership positions in sales and marketing.
Mullaney will report to C. Robert Henrikson, MetLife chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer and become a member of MetLife’s executive group. Moore will report to Lisa M. Weber, president of Individual Business. Both appointments are effective immediately.