For Immediate Release
April 11, 2022
TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK: 945
Hong Kong – Manulife has promoted 46 agency leaders in Hong Kong and Macau in recognition of their outstanding performance. This is the highest number of promotions ever made by Manulife Hong Kong and Macau, and a further demonstration of the Company's ambition to accelerate the growth and expansion of its more than 11,600-strong agency force.
Ivan Chan, Chief Agency Officer for Manulife Hong Kong and Macau, said: “These promotions reflect the high standards and wide range of professional skills of our agency force, as well as its resilience in overcoming last year's challenges. They also highlight our commitment to recognizing the incredible leaders within our agency, who have been boldly scaling new heights through an unwavering focus on making our customers’ lives every day better.”
Senior Regional Director
Dominic Sin has been promoted to Senior Regional Director. He joined Manulife in March 2018 as Senior District Director and he has since performed exceptionally in production, recruitment and team management, resulting in his promotion to Regional Director in 2019. He is a winner of multiple awards from the Company, including Senior District Director of the Year in 2018, when he won the champion title for Highest Production Award (Senior Agency Leader & Direct), Highest Productivity Award (Senior Agency Leader & Direct) and Highest Recruitment Award (Senior Agency Leader & Direct). In 2020 and 2021 he was named Regional Director of the Year, winning the champion title for Highest Production Award, Highest Growth Award and Highest Recruitment Award (Senior Agency Leader & Direct). He also earned the MDRT District Award for four years in a row from 2019 to 2022. Externally, Mr. Sin is a winner of many industry honours, such as LUAHK’s Distinguished Manager Award (2019-22), IDA-Manager Category's Platinum Award, and GAMA’s FLA, IMA and MAA awards.
Elaine Sze has been promoted to Regional Director. Since joining Manulife in August 1996, she has been deeply committed to the development of her agency team. She was promoted to Senior Branch Manager in 2008, District Director in 2012 and Senior District Director in 2018. She has won many awards from the Company, including Senior District Director of the Year in 2019, when she became a champion for Highest Recruitment Award (Direct). In 2021, she was honoured with the Senior District Director of the Year – Highest Growth Award (Senior Agency Leader & Direct), winning both the champion and 1st runner-up titles. Ms. Sze has been named a winner of the MDRT District Award for six years, and a recipient of many industry awards, such as IDA-Manager Category’s Bronze Dragon, LUA’s QAA and QMA and GAMA's FLA awards.
Arthur Liu has been promoted to Regional Director, having joined Manulife in January 2003 as Corporate District Director. Throughout the years, he has shown excellent leadership in driving agency sales, achieving extraordinary results both at individual and team levels. For his remarkable sales achievements, he has been granted multiple awards from the Company, including Senior District Director of the Year (Direct) – Highest Production Award in 2010; Senior District Director of the Year (Direct) – Highest Production (2nd runner-up) in 2013; and Senior District Director of the Year (Senior Agency Leader & Direct) – Highest Production Award (champion) in 2021. He has also won the MDRT District Award for eight consecutive years since 2015.
Ricky Kwok-Hang Cheung
Ricky Kwok-Hang Cheung has been promoted to Regional Director. Since joining Manulife in January 2006, he has demonstrated excellent leadership, being promoted to District Director in 2016 and Senior District Director in 2018. As an MDRT member and an IQA qualifier over the past two years, he has won multiple awards both internally and externally, including Senior District Director of the Year (Direct) – Highest Growth Award (1st runner-up), Highest Production and Highest Recruitment Awards (both 2nd runner-up) in 2018; Highest Growth Award (Direct) (1st runner-up) in 2019; MDRT District Award in 2020; IDA-Manager Category awards; LUA’s QAA, QMA and QLA awards; GAMA’s FLA and IMA awards.
There were promotions also for other senior agency leaders in recognition of their contribution to the Company’s growth. Paul Tang, Daniel Li, Patricia Chan, Bryan Tze, Jeanny Chan, Ricky Wong, Marco Yu and Pat Chan have been promoted to Senior District Director.
Promoted to the position of District Director were: May Choi, Mavis Leung, Miky Yeung, Peter Tse, Colin Ho, Geoffrey Ng, Karen Cheng, Edmond Cheung, Kenny Yu, Wilson Ng, Andy Chau, Vincent Wong, Alice Ng, James Chen, Edmond Chow, Fanny Wong, Mark Lau, Tiffany Cheung, Berry Mok, Aidan Wong, Philip Yeung, Man-Ho Chow, Luiz Lei, Yan Yim, Lydia Wong, Andrew Lam, Nicholas Chan, Ken Cheung, Eric Ng, Gordon Lam, Kan Lam, Ray Iu, Terry Pau and Matt Fung.
About Manulife Hong Kong
Manulife Hong Kong, through Manulife International Holdings Limited, owns Manulife (International) Limited, Manulife Investment Management (Hong Kong) Limited and Manulife Provident Funds Trust Company Limited. As a member of the Manulife group of companies, Manulife Hong Kong offers a diverse range of protection and wealth products and services to individual and corporate customers in Hong Kong and Macau.
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services provider that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we provide financial advice and insurance, operating as Manulife across Canada, Asia, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. Through Manulife Investment Management, the global brand for our global wealth and asset management segment, we serve individuals, institutions and retirement plan members worldwide. Our principal operations are in Asia and Canada, and the United States, where we have served customers for more than 155 years. We trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong. In the previous 12 months we made CAD$31.8 billion in payments to our customers.