UPDATED ON: Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Mr. Donald Lindsay,
From The Globe and Mail
Manulife Financial Chair of the Board Gail Cook-Bennett is pleased to announce that Donald Lindsay has joined the Boards of Directors of Manulife Financial Corporation and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.
Donald Lindsay, President and CEO of Teck Resources Limited, brings extensive international, capital markets, financial services, and management experience to Manulife’s Board. Mr. Lindsay’s experience includes almost two decades with CIBC World Markets Inc., where he served as President after periods as Head of Investment and Corporate Banking and Head of the Asia Pacific Region.
Manulife Financial is a leading Canadian-based financial services group operating in 22 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 life and property and casualty retrocession. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were Cdn$474 billion (US$460 billion) as at September 30, 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.