John Hancock Retirement Plan Services Hires Jody Ackerman as Regional Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Division, Focusing on Central Ohio

Aug 13, 2015, 10:00 ET from John Hancock Retirement Plan Services

BOSTON, Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (JHRPS) has hired Jody Ackerman as regional vice president, responsible for sales and relationship development with financial representatives and plan consultants in John Hancock's Mid-Atlantic Division, with a focus on central Ohio. She reports to Stephen Davis, divisional vice president, Mid-Atlantic Division.

"Jody will be a great asset to our sales team," said Bob Carroll, national sales manager, John Hancock RPS. "With 15 years of experience in retirement plans and the Ohio marketplace, we are pleased to have Jody working with us to grow John Hancock Retirement Plan Services in this region."

Ackerman most recently served as vice president of retirement plan sales, handling central and southern Ohio, for a significant retirement plan provider.

She is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Business Administration and Finance. She holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 licenses and state insurance licenses in Ohio and Kentucky.

About John Hancock Financial and Manulife
John Hancock Financial is a division of Manulife, a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Operating as Manulife in Canada and Asia, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States, our group of companies offers clients a diverse range of financial protection products and wealth management services through its extensive network of employees, agents and distribution partners. Assets under management and administration by Manulife and its subsidiaries were C$883 billion (US$708 billion) as at June 30, 2015. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife can be found on the Internet at manulife.com.

The John Hancock unit, through its insurance companies, comprises one of the largest life insurers in the United States. John Hancock offers and administers a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, investments, 401(k) plans, long-term care insurance, college savings, and other forms of business insurance. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at johnhancock.com.

John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York and John Hancock Retirement Plan Services LLC are collectively referred to as "John Hancock".

John Hancock Retirement Plan Services, LLC offers service programs for retirement plans through which a sponsor or administrator of a plan may invest in mutual funds, ETFs, guaranteed products and collective investment trusts on behalf of plan participants. John Hancock Trust Company, LLC provides trust and custodial services to such plans. Retirement plan sponsors may be able to select the option to offer the On Target investment advisory program to participants; services relating to this program are detailed in the applicable investment advisory agreement. Mutual funds, ETFs, guaranteed products and collective investment trusts available on the respective investment platform have not been individually selected by John Hancock Retirement Plan Services LLC, or any of its service providers.

Both John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York do business under certain instances using the John Hancock Retirement Plan Services name. Group annuity contracts are issued by: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), Boston, MA 02210 (not licensed in New York) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York, Valhalla, NY 10595. The Investment Management Services Division of John Hancock provides investment information relating to the group annuity contract.

Plan administrative services may be provided by John Hancock Retirement Plan Services, LLC or a plan consultant selected by the Plan.

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