SPRINGFIELD, Mass., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) announced today that it has once again been named a FORTUNE World's Most Admired Company in 2012 in the life and health insurance industry.
The 2012 FORTUNE World's Most Admired Company survey was conducted in the fall of 2011 among top executives, directors and securities analysts in 58 industries. To be named a World's Most Admired, a company's overall score must rank in the top half of its industry survey.
The survey assessed nine reputation drivers considered to be crucial to a company's global success: financial soundness, long-term investment value, people management, social responsibility, use of assets, quality of management, quality of products/services, innovation and global competitiveness.
"Being recognized as a FORTUNE World's Most Admired Company again this year reflects the effort and achievement of our dedicated employees and network of financial professionals across the country, and we are all proud to be listed among such respected companies," said Roger Crandall, Chairman, President and CEO, MassMutual. "Along with our strong financial results and focus on providing high dividends,(1) this recognition is further proof that making MassMutual a part of your long-term strategy is the sign of a good decision."
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Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policyholders. The company has a long history of financial strength and strong performance, and although dividends are not guaranteed, MassMutual has paid dividends to eligible participating policyholders every year since the 1860s. With whole life insurance as its foundation, MassMutual provides products to help meet the financial needs of clients, such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(k) plan services, and annuities. In addition, the company's strong and growing network of financial professionals helps clients make good financial decisions for the long-term.
MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives. MassMutual is headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts and its major affiliates include: Babson Capital Management LLC; Baring Asset Management Limited; Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC; The First Mercantile Trust Company; MassMutual International LLC; MML Investors Services, LLC, Member FINRA and SIPC; OppenheimerFunds, Inc.; and The MassMutual Trust Company, FSB.
(1) Dividends are not guaranteed.
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