Manulife (International) has named Emil Lee as Senior vice president and chief distribution officer of Hong Kong and Blair Groff as vice president, legal and compliance of Hong Kong.
In his new role, Lee heads up all Manulife’s distribution channels in Hong Kong, covering agency force and independent distribution including banks, brokers and independent financial advisors.
Lee is responsible for spearheading plans that aim to further increase Manulife’s distribution capacity in the territory.
In his newly created role, Groff is responsible for the building and maintenance of the overall legal and compliance framework that supports all the distribution channels and business lines in Manulife Hong Kong.
Groff will provide legal and compliance advice that is essential to the planning and execution of the company’s business strategies.
Both Lee and Groff will report to Michael Huddart, Manulife’s executive vice president and CEO for Hong Kong.