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Manulife Financial appoints two to board

2019-08-07 17:49 ET - News Release

Mr. John Cassaday reports


Julie Dickson and Guy Bainbridge have been appointed to Manulife Financial Corp.'s board of directors, effective Aug. 7, 2019.

Ms. Dickson is a former Superintendent of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), Canada's main financial service regulator. She currently serves on the Canadian Public Accountability Board, and the boards of the Dubai Financial Services Authority and the Global Risk Institute. Ms. Dickson is an officer of the Order of Canada and holds a bachelor of arts from the University of New Brunswick and a master's degree in economics from Queen's University.

Mr. Bainbridge is a former partner with KPMG LLP. He has acted as the key audit leader of several of the United Kingdom's largest financial institutions and served on KPMG's U.K. board. Mr. Bainbridge is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and holds a bachelor's degree in economics from St. John's College, University of Cambridge.

"Julie and Guy bring extensive experience and expertise that will be tremendously valuable in supporting the effective oversight of Manulife's strategy and operations," said John Cassaday, chairman of the board, Manulife. "We are excited to welcome them to Manulife and are confident their future contributions will have a positive effect on Manulife and on our board."

Ms. Dickson joins the Manulife board's management resources and compensation committee and the risk committee, and Mr. Bainbridge joins the audit committee and the corporate governance and nominating committee.

About Manulife Financial Corp.

Manulife Financial is a leading international financial service group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. It operates primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. It provides financial advice and insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions, for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, it had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers.

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