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LEAGH TURNER APPOINTED TO MANULIFE'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Manulife Financial Corp. has appointed Leagh Turner to its board of directors, effective Nov. 10, 2020.
A seasoned global executive in the technology sector, Ms. Turner currently holds the position of president and chief operating officer for Ceridian HCM Holding Inc., a global human capital management software company. She is also a strong advocate for the advancement of women in leadership and has been recognized twice on the WXN (Women's Executive Network) Canada's top-100 most powerful women list.
"Leagh brings extensive leadership expertise, leveraging people, process and technology, to drive organizational transformation. This expertise will be exceptionally valuable in supporting Manulife's strategy and especially our focus on being a digital customer leader," said John Cassaday, chairman of the board, Manulife. "We are delighted to welcome her to our board."
Ms. Turner joins the Manulife board's management resource and compensation committee and risk committee.
About Manulife Financial Corp.
Manulife Financial is a leading international financial service group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With its global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, the company operates as Manulife across its offices in Canada, Asia and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. It provides financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2019, it had more than 35,000 employees, over 98,000 agents and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 30 million customers. As of Sept. 30, 2020, it had $1.3-trillion ($943-billion (U.S.)) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months, it made $31.2-billion in payments to its customers. Its principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States, where it has served customers for more than 155 years. It trades as MFC on the Toronto, New York and the Philippine stock exchanges, and under 945 in Hong Kong.
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