MassMutual Named to 2016 WORKING MOTHER “100 BEST COMPANIES” for Leadership in Creating Progressive Programs to Support Working Families

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., September 29, 2016Working Mother magazine today recognized Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) as one of the 2016 “Working Mother 100 Best Companies” for its outstanding leadership in creating progressive programs for its workforce, in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave.

“At MassMutual, we are committed to helping our community of working parents balance their professional and personal lives, as their unique experiences and perspectives help drive our success,” said Eddie Ahmed, Executive Vice President of Human Resources at MassMutual. “Following our induction into the Working Mother Hall of Fame in 2015, I am thrilled with this honor and feel privileged to work for a company that is passionate about ensuring families can make the most of their achievements, appreciate life’s most important moments, and build a more confident future.”

This is the 16th consecutive year that Working Mother has recognized MassMutual as a 100 Best Company.

“For 31 years, Working Mother has tracked the progress of companies that lead in creating a supportive workplace for America’s families,” said Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director of Working Mother Media.  “Now more than ever, with changing family dynamics, parental benefits are a key weapon in the war for talent. These companies aim to create the culture that attracts the best talent.”

“This year’s class of winning companies goes the extra mile to support working moms and all diverse families,” added Subha Barry, Vice President, General Manager, Working Mother Media.  “The Working Mother 100 Best Companies continues to pave the way for employers nationwide to support their employees, both personally and professionally.”

The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on  The complete list of the 2016 Working Mother 100 Best Companies can be found here.

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About MassMutual

MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policyowners. MassMutual offers a wide range of financial products and services, including life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, annuities, retirement plans and other employee benefits. For more information, visit  To learn more about the support that MassMutual provides to employees, visit