Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Frans Hijkoop has joined New York-based MetLife Inc. as senior vice president and chief human resources officer. He reports to President and Chief Executive Officer Steven A. Kandarian and is a member of the company's executive group.
Before joining the company, Hijkoop was chief personnel officer and senior vice president of human resources for PepsiCo Inc.'s Americas food division. Prior to this role, he held the same roles for PepsiCo.'s more than 100 international markets outside North America. He has also served in executive-level HR roles for Lloyds of London, Unilever and Mobil Oil.
Hijkoop earned his master's degree in English from Utrecht University.