Deanne Stewart joined MetLife in Australia as Chief Executive Officer in July 2014. In this role she is responsible for leading and driving the corporate strategy for the Australian business, with a strong focus on profitable long-term growth, operational effectiveness and customer service excellence.
Deanne has over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector and has a proven track record of building and executing successful business strategies. Deanne joined MetLife from BT Financial Group (BT) where she served as General Manager for Superannuation as well as leading BT’s marketing and digital teams, online trading and direct channels.
Prior to BT, Deanne served as Managing Director, Head of International Private Client Businesses for Merrill Lynch Investment Management Inc. Before this, Deanne worked as an Engagement Manager for McKinsey and Company in London. She has a Bachelor of Commerce, Finance & Marketing from University of NSW, Australia, and an MBA from Yale School of Management, USA – Fulbright Scholar.
"My real desire is to create a special environment where people use their head and their heart, where there is high performance but also care and compassion."