NEW YORK—MetLife has named Jeanmarie McFadden as senior vice president and chief communications officer. She will lead MetLife’s global communications function with responsibility for enterprise-wide communications to critical stakeholders. She will oversee a team of more than 50 internal and external communications professionals worldwide.

McFadden most recently served as a managing director and head of global corporate affairs for Morgan Stanley, with responsibility for media relations, internal communications, philanthropy, branding, marketing, advertising and corporate events. She was also a member of the firm’s management committee.

Earlier, at Credit Suisse, McFadden rose to become managing director and co-head of global corporate communications.