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In January of 2016, MetLife announced plans to spin off a substantial portion of its US retail business (Brighthouse Financial – “BHF”). MetLife engaged EY to support efforts with due diligence and day 1 operational readiness support, that culminated with the completion of the separation on August 4th, 2018. However, the journey to becoming a self-operating company would take another 10 months, that started months before the official separation. BHF went through a thorough assessment of infrastructure inventory at MetLife to determine critical systems required to be self-sustainable and exit aggressive TSA timelines, whilst becoming a low cost provider to the market. As part of that effort, BHF identified Treasury technology as a critical path solution. Following a detailed assessment of business requirements and accelerated market scan/selection process, Brighthouse Financial chose Kyriba as their preferred Treasury Management System vendor. The main challenge BHF faced was to standardize a custom legacy solution that MetLife had been using for 20+ years that included 40+ interface connections from various mainframe systems through a highly customized solution providing cash visibility and a centralized payment control process. Brighthouse successfully implemented Kyriba in June of 2018, and are now full live with visibility of cash activity across 500+ accounts. The purpose of this session will be to walk through BHF’s journey from design through deployment, and provide an overview of the mythology they used to provide control across a program that saw 150+ solutions “Go Live” in parallel to Kyriba.