Susan Podlogar

Susan Podlogar is MetLife’s Chief Human Resources Officer. She is an Executive Vice President and a member of the company’s Executive Group. She joined MetLife in July 2017 and oversees its global Human Resources strategies and practices with the goal of attracting, developing and retaining a workforce that creates value for MetLife customers and shareholders every day.

Before joining MetLife, Podlogar was Global Vice President of Human Resources for Johnson & Johnson and a member of the Human Resources Executive Committee. During her 16 years with Johnson & Johnson, she held a series of sector and corporate leadership roles in HR in which she introduced Human Resources strategies and practices that helped strengthen the company’s business model, accelerate the pace of innovation and evolve its talent capabilities and culture.

Susan has 20 years of diversified human resources experience. Her background includes compensation and performance consulting to businesses in various industries, as well as a depth of internal human resources experience. Previously, she worked in human resources at Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Bristol Myers Squibb and as a consultant with William M. Mercer, a global human resources consulting firm.

Susan holds an MBA with a concentration in management and finance from the University of South Florida. She also holds bachelor’s degrees in labor and industrial relations and business management from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

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