Manulife Financial Corporation (, , ), also known as The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, is a major Canadian insurance company and financial services provider. Although its global head office is located in Toronto, with its Canadian operations based out of Waterloo, Ontario, Manulife has worldwide operations, most notably in the United States (through its subsidiary, John Hancock Insurance) and in 19 unique Asian countries and territories.
Manulife Financial is the largest insurance company in North America and the world's fourth largest, based on market capitalization. Manulife ranks number 91 on the Forbes Global 2000 list (2008 edition); by that measure, it is the second largest company in Canada.
Manulife currently has 47,000 employees and agents. It also holds considerable political sway, through President and CEO Dominic D'Alessandro, who sits as one of only ten Canadian members of the North American Competitiveness Council, the group that directs much of the policy of the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP).
Manulife Financial is worldwide sponsor for 2008 Summer Olympics. The sponsorship was acquired along with John Hancock Financial Services.
Manulife Financial: Annual Meeting and First Quarter 2013 Financial Results Conference Call Available through Webcast
Apr 30, 2013; On Thursday, May 2, Manulife Financial will webcast its joint Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Manulife Financial Corp. and...