UPDATED ON: Wednesday, October 19, 2011
From The Globe and Mail
Manulife Financial Chair of the Board Gail Cook-Bennett is pleased to announce that Tsun-yan Hsieh has joined the Boards of Directors of Manulife Financial Corporation and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.
Tsun-yan Hsieh, a resident of Singapore, has extensive experience in international business, leadership development and corporate transformation. During his 30-year career with McKinsey & Co, he founded the McKinsey Center for Asian Leadership and worked with clients in more than 30 countries and industries. Mr. Hsieh is a director of Sony Corporation and Bharti Airtel Limited. He is a member of the Management Advisory Board at the School of Business and an adjunct professor of leadership at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, both at the National University in Singapore. Mr. Hsieh is also the Chairman of LinHart Group Pte Ltd., a firm he founded to provide leadership counseling. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta and holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard.
Manulife Financial is a leading Canadian-based financial services group operating in 21 countries and territories worldwide. For more than 120 years, clients 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. We provide asset management services to institutional customers worldwide, as well as reinsurance solutions, specializing in property and casualty retrocession. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were Cdn$481 billion (US$498 billion) as at June 30, 2011. 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 Toronto Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange and the Philippine Stock Exchange, and under 945 on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.