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Manulife names new head of Canadian division as part of executive shuffle

The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC) has appointed Marianne Harrison to head the company's Canadian division, effective Jan. 1.

Harrison has been president of Manulife's John Hancock Long Term Care Insurance in the United States since 2008.

Her appointment to lead the biggest business unit in the Manulife group follows the appointment of Paul Rooney as chief operating officer of the whole company.

Both Rooney and Harrison will report to Manulife chief executive Donal Guloien.

Harrison previously held senior positions at the TD Bank Financial Group, before joining Manulife in 2003.