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Melba C. Vasti Operating Committee

Melba Cruz Vasti
Assistant Vice President
International Compensation & Benefits Human Resources, MetLife

Melba Cruz Vasti is assistant vice president and Latin America regional lead for international compensation and benefits programs for MetLife.  In her role, Melba is focused on enhancing and developing international rewards-based initiatives across the corporation and region to attract, retain, and motivate global talent.

Cruz Vasti joined MetLife in 2006 from Groupe Danone, where she managed the executive and non-executive compensation and benefits function for Dannon.  She was the Dannon human resources representative on the mergers and acquisition team and secretary of the pension committee.  She also was a member of the labor relations team.  Additionally, Cruz Vasti worked at Cigna, Colgate and Bristol Myers Squibb, acquiring broad human resources expertise in the areas of organizational change and design, performance management and international compensation.

Cruz Vasti holds a B.A. degree in labor studies and economics from Queens College in New York and attended New York University.  She has been a member of numerous industry committees and organizations.