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MassMutual Recognized as One of America's Healthiest Companies
Date:12/11/2009

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) has received the 2009 Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) Gold Well Workplace Award for its commitment to providing a healthy workplace for its employees.

The Well Workplace Award, created by the Wellness Councils of America, is an award program that recognizes organizations for quality and excellence in their worksite health promotion. MassMutual is one of only 60 companies to receive a Gold award from WELCOA in 2009.

"MassMutual is proud to receive such a prestigious recognition of our employee wellness efforts," says Deb Palermino, Senior Vice President, MassMutual Human Resources. "Through our comprehensive wellness programs, MassMutual strives to ensure that our employees have the tools and resources necessary to live healthier, happier lives. This not only benefits the health and well being of our employees, but it also enables us to increase productivity and better serve our policyholders and clients."

The award is based on seven benchmarks including senior management support, wellness teams, data collection, operating plans, interventions, supportive environments and outcome evaluations.

"By achieving the Gold level of excellence in workplace wellness programming, MassMutual has demonstrated that it is committed to protecting and enhancing the health and well-being of its most valuable asset -- its employees," says Dr. David Hunnicutt, President of WELCOA. "Through a rigorous evaluation process, MassMutual has joined an elite cadre of organizations that have achieved this designation."

MassMutual's integrated wellness program includes onsite wellness activity centers and employee health services clinics at its home office locations in Springfield, Mass. and Enfield Conn. In addition, the company offers online wellness management tools and incentive programs, wellness fairs, a broad range of nutritious cafeteria offerings, and employee education seminars that cover a variety of topics such as work-life balance, weight management and stress relief.

"Providing the best possible wellness resources not only fosters good health for our employees, but it also helps our business," says Dr. David Artzerounian, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, MassMutual. "Healthier employees translates into a more engaged and productive workforce. In short, good health is good business."

To date, more than 700 corporations, healthcare systems, public agencies, and educational institutions -- employing over 2.25 million people -- have been recognized as some of America's Healthiest Companies. This is MassMutual's second Well Workplace Award.

About MassMutual

Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policyholders. The company has a long history of financial strength and strong performance, and although dividends are not guaranteed, MassMutual has paid dividends to eligible participating policyholders every year since the 1860s. With whole life insurance as its foundation, MassMutual provides products to help meet the financial needs of clients, such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(k) plan services, and annuities. In addition, the company's strong and growing network of financial professionals helps clients make good financial decisions for the long-term.

MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives. MassMutual is headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts and its major affiliates include: Babson Capital Management LLC; Baring Asset Management Limited; Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC; The First Mercantile Trust Company; MassMutual International LLC; MML Investors Services, Inc., member FINRA and SIPC (www.finra.org and www.sipc.org; OppenheimerFunds, Inc.; and The MassMutual Trust Company, FSB. For more information, visit massmutual.com.

About The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)

Founded in the 1980's, The Wellness Council of American (WELCOA) is one of the most respected resources for workplace wellness in America. With a membership in excess of 3,200 organizations, WELCOA is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all working Americans.


Contact:         Mark Cybulski
                 413-744-5427

                 Laura DeMars
                 413-744-7181

SOURCE MassMutual Financial Group


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