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MONTREAL, Feb. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Manulife is pleased to announce that Richard Payette, President and CEO of Manulife Quebec, has been named one of the Top Five Personal Insurers and Top 25 in Quebec's financial sector in Finance et Investissement's annual ranking.
"This is a great honour and one that recognizes Manuvie's growing position in Quebec," said Payette. "Manuvie is well-positioned to become the Quebec financial services leader for health and wealth I look forward to working with our talented team to make this goal a reality."
Payette was also recently appointed to the Montreal Clinical Research Institute Board of Directors (IRCM).
In IRCM's announcement, both the Chairman, Pierre Duplessis and President and Scientific Director, Tarik Möröy, said Payette's "many successes are invaluable assets" and that his expertise "will have a definite impact on the numerous projects to be put forward in the months and years to come."
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 primarily 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 2017, we had approximately 34,000 employees, 73,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 26 million customers. As of December 31, 2017, we had over $1.04 trillion (US$829.4 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $26.7 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: Shabeen Hanifa, Manulife, 416-697-7684, Shabeen_Hanifa@Manulife.com