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Damien Green

Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong and Macau

Damien Green is Chief Executive Officer of Manulife (International) Limited, overseeing Manulife's businesses in Hong Kong and Macau. He is also a member of Manulife's Asia Division Executive Committee (ADEC).

Mr. Green joined Manulife in December 2018 initially as Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, Asia, responsible for developing and executing Manulife's strategic priorities in the region, as well as advancing its transformation agenda of becoming a digital, customer-centric market leader.

As well as being a current Councillor of the Life Insurance Council (LIC) of The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers, Mr. Green has previously held a number of senior executive and board positions in multiple Asian markets and industry segments including life, pensions and employee benefits. He has 20 years of leadership experience across the Asia-Pacific, including as President and CEO of MetLife Korea, Regional Executive overseeing MetLife’s Hong Kong, Malaysia and Vietnam operations, Regional Head of AIA’s group life, health and pensions businesses, CEO of AIA Australia and CEO of MetLife Australia. Before this, he also held key leadership positions in the Australian superannuation sector.

Candy Au Yeung

Chief Operations Officer, Hong Kong and Macau

Candy Au Yeung is Chief Operations Officer, Manulife (International) Limited. As a member of Manulife Hong Kong’s senior management team, she is responsible for driving its operational strategies and leading its core insurance operations such as underwriting, claims, policy administration, office and agency support, high-net-worth operations and customer service functions.

Candy also oversees the company's efforts to further strengthen its strong service culture, ensuring a relentless pursuit of excellence for both its policyholders and distribution channels. Her other responsibilities include spearheading the company's operational efficiency through increased adoption of digital tools and continued streamlining of procedures and processes.

With over 20 years of solid experience in operations of life and medical insurance companies, Candy has extensive knowledge of insurance operations and excels in cultivating change culture and driving future-ready business transformation. Prior to joining Manulife, she had served at a few multinational insurers overseeing their functions in claims, medical networks, policy administration, customer service and relations, as well as relationship management.

Candy holds an honours degree in Bachelor of Arts in translation from Lingnan University, Hong Kong, and a certification from International Claims Association. 

Anthony Buchanan

Chief Information Officer, Hong Kong and Macau

Anthony is Chief Information Officer (CIO), Manulife (International) Limited, accountable for the delivery of IT programs to meet business outcomes, ensuring stability and reliability of the company’s systems, and addressing control, security and risk matters.

Anthony came from Manulife Asia's regional office in the role of VP, Head of Operations and IT for Manulife Asia, where he managed the Governance and Control function for Asia Operations and IT, Financial Planning and Tracking, Strategic Programs and general Functional Management of the Asia Operations and IT organization. Anthony also drove key focus areas such as the location strategy for Asia, optimizing the company’s onshore and offshore footprint for the region, and manages the segment’s Crisis Triage and Business Continuity function.

Anthony joined Manulife in January 2016 and is based in Hong Kong. Prior to that he held a similar role for QBE, an Australian-headquartered global general insurer, working across the emerging markets division of 22 countries. Prior to that Anthony came from a strategy and IT consulting background working with Capgemini and Ernst & Young in Melbourne, Australia.

Edgar Chan

Head of In-force Management, Hong Kong and Macau

Edgar Chan is Head of In-force Management, Manulife (International) Limited, responsible for actively driving the company’s in-force business, and shaping a more focused, structured and granular management of in-force customers.

Mr. Chan joined Manulife’s regional office in 2008 as part of its Asia product risk management team. In 2011, he moved to the Hong Kong operations to lead technology and operational support for distribution partners including banks and brokers.

In 2018, Mr. Chan was tasked to oversee the area of Search and Buy, where he led the team in transforming customers' experience through adoption of digital tools and process optimization to help support the company's growth ambition. He took on the role of Chief Operations Officer in early 2020, overseeing the customer relations, contact centre, insurance operations and office support functions.

Mr. Chan was named one of the company’s Global Stars of Excellence in 2018 and was awarded its Asia Stars of Excellence on two prior occasions. He holds a first-class honours degree in Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science from the University of Hong Kong. He is a qualified actuary and a Fellow of Society of Actuaries.

Ivan Chan

Chief Agency Officer, Hong Kong and Macau

Ivan Chan is Chief Agency Officer, Manulife (International) Limited, taking charge of the ongoing development of Manulife's growth-focused agency force in Hong Kong and Macau. He is also responsible for driving agency productivity and professionalism, as well as overseeing the formulation of sales incentive campaigns and sales training programs for the agency channel.

Mr. Chan joined Manulife in 1999 and has since taken up various cross-market leadership roles in both individual insurance marketing and agency operations. He was appointed the Chief Agency Development Officer of Manulife Insurance Berhad, Malaysia in 2011, and headed up Business Development, Individual Financial Products for Hong Kong in 2014.

In 2017, Mr. Chan was promoted to Vice President and Head of Business Development, Distribution Operations, where he contributed to the expansion of Hong Kong’s individual insurance business and the marketing of a wide range of insurance solutions through agency and other distribution channels. He also led the Distribution Training and Development, Agency Recruitment and Sales Promotion teams. In 2018, he became Chief Partnership Distribution Officer, overseeing the distribution of Manulife products to independent institutions in Hong Kong spanning banks, brokers and individual financial advisers.

Mr. Chan was named one of the company’s Global Stars of Excellence in 2015 and awarded the Asia Stars of Excellence on two prior occasions. He holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and is a Fellow of the Life Management Institute.

Vinky Chu

Chief Risk Officer, Hong Kong and Macau

Vinky Chu is Chief Risk Officer, Manulife (International) Limited, responsible for overseeing the overall risk profile of Manulife’s Hong Kong and Macau operations. This includes establishing an enterprise risk-management framework, overseeing risk across the company independently, promoting a risk awareness culture, and facilitating effective discussion in the Hong Kong Risk Committee.

She has been with Manulife since 2014, having spent the early years of her career in actuarial and M&A functions. Prior to her current appointment in 2019, she was Head of Asia Product & Insurance Risk Management in Manulife Financial Asia.

Ms Chu holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Toronto and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA).

Wilton Kee

Chief Financial Officer, Hong Kong and Macau

Wilton Kee is Chief Financial Officer for Hong Kong and Macau, Manulife (International) Limited. As a member of Manulife Hong Kong’s senior management team, Mr. Kee oversees the company's financial functions including financial reporting, planning and control, capital management and planning, asset-liability management, treasury and other finance-related matters. He is also responsible for driving performance management and accountability for the company's business results, as well as a wide range of strategic project initiatives across the Hong Kong and Macau business.

Mr. Kee joined Manulife in 2013 as Assistant Vice President and Pricing Officer for Individual Financial Products in Hong Kong, overseeing its marketing actuarial functions. He became Vice President and Chief Product Officer for Individual Financial Products in 2016, leading the overall strategy and direction of the company’s individual insurance business. In 2020, he assumed additional responsibility as Head of Health and led the company's health business in Hong Kong and Macau covering both individual and group life and health solutions.

Mr. Kee has solid experience in actuarial pricing, financial reporting and risk management, both in Hong Kong and Japan. He spent the earlier part of his career in the Asia regional office of a leading international insurance group.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Hong Kong and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) of the United States. He has also attained the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation issued by the Global Association of Risk Professionals and holds a Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF).

Donna Kirmani

Chief Human Resources Officer, Hong Kong and Macau

Donna Kirmani is Chief Human Resources Officer, Manulife (International) Limited, accountable for driving the people agenda to support business goals, as well as enabling great employee experience and cultivating a high performing culture. She leads talent and leadership development in partnership with leaders and provides thought leadership to ensure high organization effectiveness and efficiencies.

She joined Manulife in 2016 to lead the executive recruitment for Wealth and Asset Management Business in Asia. She was later promoted to the position of Human Resources Business Partner for Asia covering a number of functions including Distribution, Technology and Operations, Marketing, Advanced Analytics, Customer Experience as well as Human Resources.

Prior to Manulife, Donna worked at Korn Ferry in the area of executive recruitment and consulting for Asia Pacific where she placed a number of C-suite roles in financial services. Earlier in her career, Donna worked in training consultancy and experiential learning, and started her career in Human Resources with Home Affairs Department in the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2000.

She holds a Bachelor degree in Natural Sciences and a Master degree in Chemistry from the University of Cambridge, UK.

Isabella Lau

Chief Customer Officer, Hong Kong and Macau

Isabella Lau is Chief Customer Officer, Manulife (International) Limited, responsible for Manulife’s Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, Corporate Communications, Innovation and Customer Experience functions, as well as being involved in strategic projects in Hong Kong and Macau.

Ms Lau drives the company’s continuous effort in customer centricity, particularly in the areas of customer insights/analytics and the ManulifeMOVE program. She also plays a key role in strengthening Manulife’s brand through its marketing, media relations and corporate social-responsibility efforts.

Ms Lau’s extraordinary leadership qualities, innovative mindset and business acumen have been recognized by the industry with many awards, including Marketer of the Year and a winner of the Distinguished Marketing Leadership Awards at the Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA) and Television Broadcasts Ltd. (TVB) Awards for Marketing Excellence 2016.

Ms Lau has over 20 years’ experience in general management, sales and marketing management in the financial-services industry. She has held senior management roles with Standard Chartered Bank’s credit-card business and was regional marketing head for New Customer Acquisition at American Express. She had been with a leading advertising agency before embarking on a career in financial services.

Ms Lau holds an MBA degree awarded by the Cass Business School of City University of London and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Hong Kong. She is the Chairman of the Digital Marketing Community of the HKMA.

Danny Lee

Chief Product Officer, Hong Kong and Macau  

Danny Lee is Chief Product Officer, Manulife (International) Limited. As a member of Manulife Hong Kong’s senior management team, he is responsible for leading the company's product development, pricing, and distribution compensation functions for both Hong Kong and Macau.

Mr. Lee joined Manulife in 2004 and has been pivotal in implementing a successful product strategy for the company's customers and distributors. In 2016 he was promoted to Assistant Vice President and Pricing Officer, where he played an instrumental role in establishing effective product mix management for the company. He expanded his role in 2020 when he was appointed as Assistant Vice President and Pricing Officer & Distribution Compensation, where he led the company's efforts to re-calibrate its distribution compensation to drive business growth and value.

As a qualified actuary with more than 17 years of solid experience in the industry, Mr. Lee also has extensive knowledge of business strategy, product design, and valuation of various product types and distribution channels. 

Mr. Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Hong Kong and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) of the United States. He is also a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Tracy Leung

Chief Partnership Distribution Officer, Hong Kong and Macau

Tracy Leung is Chief Partnership Distribution Officer, Manulife (International) Limited. Ms. Leung heads up the Partnership Distribution function to oversee the distribution of Manulife's products in Hong Kong and Macau through a sales network spanning banks, brokers and independent financial advisers. She is also responsible for developing effective distribution models and strategies, as well as deploying sales support capabilities, sales incentive campaigns and product sales training to drive channel growth from these partnerships.

Ms. Leung is an industry veteran with extensive experience in senior executive roles and in managing sizeable teams across retail banking segments, mortgages, product and channel development. She joins Manulife from Standard Chartered Bank, where she was most recently Managing Director, Head of Bancassurance responsible for managing the bank's strategic partnerships in life and general insurance. Prior to that, she was the bank's Executive Director for Priority Banking & Personal Banking, where she oversaw the two segments to serve emerging affluent clientele.

Ms. Leung holds a Master of Science in Marketing Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Hotel and Catering Management from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Raymond Ng

Vice President & Head of Retirement, Hong Kong and Macau

Raymond Ng is Vice President & Head of Retirement, Manulife (International) Limited, responsible for spearheading the company’s retirement business in Hong Kong and Macau. As a member of the senior management team of Manulife Hong Kong, Mr. Ng is also an executive director of Manulife Provident Funds Trustee Company Limited’s Board.

A highly respected industry veteran, Mr. Ng has proven record in steering the strategic development of the MPF and pension business in the territory. He also plays a pivotal role as an active influencer on retirement protection matters relating to the industry. He is currently a member of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Appeal Board (MPFSAB), a member of the Hong Kong Academy of Finance and a founding member of the Pension Schemes Association.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Ng was Assistant Vice President and Head of Business and Product Development, Employee Benefits. Under his leadership, Manulife has achieved significant growth in Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) market share and become the largest MPF scheme sponsor in Hong Kong since year-end 2016. He also played an indispensable role in the 15-year MPF collaboration between Manulife and Standard Chartered Bank, which allows the Bank to exclusively offer its customers Manulife’s MPF products and services. In 2020, Mr. Ng also brought forth the strategic alliance with Allianz Global Investors (AGI), with Manulife taking over the sponsor role of AGI’s MPF portfolios and further solidifying its MPF No.1 position in the market.

Before joining Manulife, Mr. Ng was the Head of Sales - Pension and Group Business of AXA China Region Insurance Company Limited, overseeing both pension and group insurance sales channels. Prior to that, he worked at HSBC Insurance (Asia-Pacific) Holdings Limited for over 15 years and was the Assistant General Manager of Employee Benefits managing the sales and client services department.

Mr. Ng obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Canada and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Leicester in the UK.
 

Michael Ting

Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Hong Kong and Macau

Michael Ting is Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Manulife (International) Limited. He heads up the Hong Kong and Macau legal and compliance functions at Manulife. In his new role, he builds and maintains the overall legal and compliance framework of the company. He provides legal and compliance advice to the senior management team that is essential to the planning and execution of Manulife’s business strategies.

Mr. Ting has more than 20 years of solid and extensive experience in legal and compliance areas. Prior to joining Manulife, he held various senior legal and/or compliance positions at local or regional level with various major life insurers in Hong Kong.  

He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the United States and is a qualified lawyer in Hong Kong, the United States and the United Kingdom. He started off his career in private practice as a litigator for insurance companies.

Carrie Tong

Chief Strategy Officer Hong Kong and Macau and Head of Macau Branch

Carrie Tong is Chief Strategy Officer Hong Kong and Macau and Head of Macau Branch, Manulife (International) Limited. As Chief Strategy Officer Hong Kong and Macau, Ms Tong is responsible for setting the overall strategic priorities of the business, ensuring that strategic choices are made in line with strategic objectives and the execution of plans are aligned to our priorities. She is also responsible for making sure that future changes to the Company's business model are properly assessed and pursued in a deliberate, structured and impactful manner.

In her expanded role as Head of Macau Branch, Ms Tong oversees its operations and drives Manulife’s growth strategies and ambitions across the Greater Bay Area (GBA). She also heads up a wide range of business initiatives such as driving operational efficiencies across the Macau operations and strengthening synergies in the GBA.

Ms Tong joined Manulife Financial Asia in 2015 to lead strategy development and business planning, drive business transformation and execute our broader strategic project agenda across Asia. As Head of Strategy, Asia, she also led the Strategic Project Management office to implement appropriate governance frameworks and standards to realize tangible benefits from our significant business investments.

Prior to Manulife, Ms Tong worked at the Hong Kong Jockey Club overseeing new markets development and partnerships. She was formerly a senior consultant at Bain & Company. Carrie began her career working at Willis Towers Watson in Toronto.

She holds an MBA from the Ivey Business School at Western University, Canada.