jeanmarie mcfaddenFormer Morgan Stanley global corporate communications head Jeanmarie McFadden is slated to join New York-based insurer MetLife as chief communications officer at the end of the month.

McFadden, who was managing director and head of global corporate affairs at Morgan Stanley before stepping down last year, takes a senior VP role with MetLife, starting March 31, overseeing global external and internal communications.

Kate Triggs vacated the chief communications officer slot at MetLife in November. Triggs, now a client leader for Burson-Marsteller and parent WPP on the Bank of America account, was preceded by Adrian Rodriguez, who left the post in May 2012 for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

McFadden did a six-year stint at Credit Suisse First Boston as managing director and co-head of global corporate comms. around two terms at Morgan Stanley dating back to 1990. She was a trusted PR advisor to Morgan and Credit Suisse chief John Mack. 

Morgan Stanley hired Brunswick Group and Treasury Dept. alum Michele Davis as communications chief to replace McFadden last August.