Manulife Announces Election of Directors

TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC   SEHK: 945

TORONTO, May 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Manulife Financial Corporation (Manulife) announced today that the nominees listed in the management information circular dated March 8, 2017 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

1,056,426,267

97.04%

32,195,960

2.96%

John M. Cassaday

981,367,498

90.15%

107,255,265

9.85%

Susan F. Dabarno

1,056,899,557

97.09%

31,724,574

2.91%

Richard B. DeWolfe

1,071,241,524

98.40%

17,383,671

1.60%

Sheila S. Fraser

1,076,922,558

98.92%

11,702,910

1.08%

Donald A. Guloien

1,084,393,887

99.61%

4,233,421

0.39%

Luther S. Helms

1,080,607,465

99.26%

8,018,530

0.74%

Tsun-yan Hsieh

1,047,059,853

96.18%

41,564,532

3.82%

P. Thomas Jenkins

1,081,838,138

99.38%

6,787,979

0.62%

Pamela O. Kimmet

1,054,246,407

96.84%

34,378,746

3.16%

Donald R. Lindsay

1,083,797,687

99.56%

4,827,380

0.44%

John R. V. Palmer

1,074,664,082

98.72%

13,961,715

1.28%

C. James Prieur

1,055,939,149

97.00%

32,686,040

3.00%

Andrea S. Rosen

1,085,318,809

99.70%

3,306,051

0.30%

Lesley D. Webster

1,056,181,377

97.02%

32,444,439

2.98%

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 that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2016, we had approximately 35,000 employees, 70,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 22 million customers. As of March 31, 2017, we had $1 trillion (US$754 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made almost $26.3 billion in 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.

SOURCE Manulife Financial Corporation

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

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