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MetLife & HKUST to Launch Second Annual Hong Kong Business Amazing Race

HONG KONG, May 04, 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MetLife Hong Kong*, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MetLife, Inc., the #1 U.S. life insurer^, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (“HKUST”) are partnering for a second consecutive year to launch the “Hong Kong Business Amazing Race” (“Amazing Race”). Co-hosted and sponsored by MetLife Hong Kong, this year's Amazing Race follows in the footsteps of the success and excitement from last year's Amazing Race.

As exclusive sponsor, MetLife Hong Kong seeks to build on its global mission to encourage Diversity and Inclusion across nearly 50 countries it operates in worldwide. MetLife established a strong relationship with HKUST with the launch of MetLife Global Leadership Development Program (“GLDP”) in Asia since 2013. The GLDP is MetLife’s fast-track global program that aims to attract high performing MBA talent and develop them into future leaders.

Mr. Lennard Yong, MetLife Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “At MetLife, both in Hong Kong and around the world, we are committed to creating an environment of inclusion conducive for the seamless exchange of ideas and information. As evidenced by our Amazing Race sponsorship, MetLife Hong Kong seeks to uplift business communities worldwide by spreading awareness about the importance and impact Diversity and Inclusion has on both...