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Singapore, Singapore, 2011/03/16 - Manulife (Singapore) Pte Ltd has recently expanded its Senior Management team as part of its growth strategy in Singapore. TSX, NYSE: MFC
It has made key appointments in the areas of Legal and Compliance as well in two newly created business units - Strategic Initiatives Office and Accident & Health.
Ms Annette King, President and CEO of Manulife Singapore said: “We are focused on growing our business here and it is essential for us to have these talented and experienced leaders on board to support our objectives. Reporting to me, these three senior executives - Clive Anderson, Chris Jackson and KK Loo - will in their respective areas of responsibility, ensure that we comply with regulatory requirements, enhance the efficiency of our business and provide a wider selection of products for our customers.”
Clive Anderson is Senior Vice-President and Chief Counsel. He provides leadership and oversight to the legal and compliance areas in support of Manulife Singapore's life insurance and asset management businesses. In addition, he also holds a regional appointment providing oversight and support to Manulife's legal and compliance teams in Malaysia and Indonesia. Prior to Manulife Singapore, Clive was the Vice-President and Chief Counsel at Manulife Financial, Canada, responsible for all legal and compliance issues for Manulife’s sizable Canadian wealth management business.
Chris Jackson is Senior Vice President and Chief of the Strategic Initiatives Office. He leads the planning and implementation of the large strategic initiatives for Manulife Singapore. Chris has been in the financial services sector for over 35 years with a particular focus on insurance. Over the past 15 years, he has led project management and change programs in major organisations in a number of industries, mostly in financial services. He understands the financial services industry and the Singapore market and is highly experienced in project management and building execution capability within organisations.
KK Loo is Senior Vice President and Chief of the Accident and Health Business (A&H). KK’s role includes developing the A&H strategy and promoting existing A&H products whilst creating new A&H products and services. He has more than 20 years of international experience in developing life, accident and health insurance, employee benefits, and building start-up businesses such as bancassurance and mortgage into market leaders.
About Manulife (Singapore) Pte Ltd
Manulife (Singapore) Pte Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Manulife Financial Corporation
Manulife Financial (manulife.com) is a leading Canadian-based financial services group operating in 22 countries and territories worldwide. For more than 120 years, clients worldwide have looked to Manulife for strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions for their most significant financial decisions. Our international network of employees, agents and distribution partners offers financial protection and wealth management products and services to millions of clients around the world. We provide asset management services to institutional customers worldwide as well as reinsurance solutions, specializing in life and property and casualty retrocession. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were $475 billion (US$478 billion) as at December 31, 2010. The Company operates as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as ‘MFC’ on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under ‘945’ on the SEHK.