TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2011 /CNW/ - Manulife Financial is pleased to announce that it has been named one of
Greater Toronto's Top Employers 2012 by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. The annual competition
identifies companies that lead their industries in offering exceptional
places to work.
"We are proud to be recognized as a Top Employer in Greater Toronto,"
says Stephani Kingsmill, Executive Vice-President, Human Resources.
"This award acknowledges Manulife's ongoing commitment to offering
employees valuable and challenging career experiences. As a strong,
reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking global company, we
understand that employee engagement is critical to the successful
execution of our business strategy."
Manulife's support for employees includes innovative learning and career
development, continuous learning subsidies, global projects,
recognition programs and a variety of services such as financial and
professional development seminars. Manulife was also recognized for:
offering a range of financial benefits, including a share purchase plan
as well as a defined contribution pension plan;
allowing employees to customize their health benefits to align with
their needs and stages in life through a flexible health benefits plan;
fostering community citizenship that encourages employees to volunteer
in their communities through matching donations and paid time off to
The award follows Manulife's recognition as one of Canada's Top 100
Employers in October, 2011.
About Manulife Financial
Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-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 C$492 billion (US$473 billion) as at September 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 TSX, NYSE and PSE,
and under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the
Internet at manulife.com.
SOURCE Manulife Financial
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