Manulife Announces Election of Directors

TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC
SEHK: 945

TORONTO, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Manulife Financial Corporation (Manulife) announced today that the nominees listed in the management information circular dated March 9, 2016 were each elected as a director at the Annual Meeting held earlier today in Toronto. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors are set out below.

NAME OF NOMINEE

VOTES FOR

%

VOTES
WITHHELD

%

Joseph P. Caron

1,060,903,983

96.76%

35,499,214

3.24%

John M. Cassaday

961,881,120

87.73%

134,523,523

12.27%

Susan F. Dabarno

1,061,164,382

96.79%

35,238,463

3.21%

Richard B. DeWolfe

1,090,240,756

99.44%

6,164,392

0.56%

Sheila S. Fraser

1,085,246,372

98.98%

11,160,036

1.02%

Donald A. Guloien

1,092,191,120

99.62%

4,208,558

0.38%

Luther S. Helms

1,088,069,216

99.24%

8,335,044

0.76%

Tsun-yan Hsieh

1,059,238,791

96.61%

37,163,864

3.39%

P. Thomas Jenkins

1,088,968,351

99.32%

7,437,911

0.68%

Pamela O. Kimmet

1,062,661,238

96.92%

33,744,427

3.08%

Donald R. Lindsay

1,091,588,713

99.56%

4,817,454

0.44%

John R. V. Palmer

1,091,247,141

99.53%

5,157,886

0.47%

C. James Prieur

1,059,754,328

96.66%

36,650,930

3.34%

Andrea S. Rosen

1,092,688,219

99.66%

3,716,221

0.34%

Lesley D. Webster

1,060,504,693

96.73%

35,899,295

3.27%

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting will be available shortly on our website and will be filed with Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.

About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group providing forward-thinking solutions to help people with their big financial decisions.  We operate as John Hancock in the United States, and Manulife elsewhere.  We provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions.  At the end of 2015, we had approximately 34,000 employees, 63,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving 20 million customers.  At the end of March 2016, we had $904 billion (US$697 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made more than $24.9 billion in benefits, interest and other payments to our customers.  Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years.  With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.  Follow Manulife on Twitter @ManulifeNews or visit http://www.manulife.comor www.johnhancock.com.

SOURCE Manulife Financial Corporation

For further information: Media Contact: Sean B. Pasternak, Manulife, 416-852-2745, sean_pasternak@manulife.com

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