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Northwestern Mutual Named One of "Best Employers for Diversity" by Forbes Magazine

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual, a leading financial security company, announced today it has been named one of the "Best Employers for Diversity" for 2019 by Forbes magazine. Northwestern Mutual placed #33 overall and #4 among insurance companies.

Northwestern Mutual. (PRNewsFoto/Northwestern Mutual)

"We're honored to be recognized by Forbes for our efforts to build an inspiring, diverse and inclusive culture," said John Schlifske, Northwestern Mutual chairman, president and CEO. "For Northwestern Mutual, creating a culture of inclusion and respect means we benefit from a wide range of employee perspectives– so that we can innovate and find the solutions that our clients need to feel financially secure."

Forbes has honored Northwestern Mutual as a top employer on this list for two consecutive years. "Best Employers for Diversity" results are based on an independent survey from a sample of more than 50,000 US employees working for companies that employ at least 1,000 people nationally. 

To learn more about Northwestern Mutual's commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit

About Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for more than 160 years. Through a distinctive, whole-picture planning approach, we empower our clients to make the most of every single day and plan for important moments in their future. We combine the expertise of our financial professionals with a personalized digital experience to help our clients navigate their financial lives every day. With $265.0 billion in assets, $28.1 billion in revenues, and $1.8 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to 4.5 million people who rely on us for life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, brokerage and advisory services, trust services, and discretionary portfolio management solutions. The company manages more than $125 billion of client assets through its wealth management and investment services. Northwestern Mutual ranks 97 on the 2017 FORTUNE 500 and is recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the "World's Most Admired" life insurance companies in 2018.

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI (life and disability insurance, annuities, and life insurance with long-term care benefits) and its subsidiaries. Northwestern Mutual and its subsidiaries offer a comprehensive approach to financial security solutions including: life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, life insurance with long-term care benefits, investment products, and advisory products and services. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (NMIS) (securities), broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company® (NMWMC) (fiduciary and fee-based financial planning services), federal savings bank; and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company (NLTC) (long-term care insurance).


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