Wall Street 50 – 2018

Bill O’Donnell/MetLife

Bill O’Donnell is Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for Metlife. He oversees all the accounting and financial reporting, including the reporting of MetLife’s financial results on both a U.S. GAAP and Statutory basis; has oversight of the company’s financial reporting internal controls; and is responsible for driving the corporate planning, projection, and budgeting processes.

Bill joined MetLife in 1989 and spent 15 years in the Internal Audit department. In 2010, he joined the International CFO organization, where he led International Financial Planning & Analysis for MetLife’s international segment. Bill graduated from St. John’s University where he received a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Accounting in 1989. In 1997, he obtained a Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Finance also from St. John’s University. Bill is a third-generation Irish American.