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Jan 27, 2017, 10:00 ET World Premiere of BOSTON set for One Boston Day, April 15, 2017

John Hancock Financial the title sponsor of BOSTON, the first feature-length documentary film about the history of the iconic Boston Marathon,...


Jan 12, 2017, 10:34 ET Boston Teens Earn nearly $10M over 10 Years through John Hancock's MLK Summer Scholars Program

Coinciding with the weekend honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s inspiring legacy, John Hancock is awarding $1 million in grants through its MLK...


Jan 12, 2017, 10:00 ET John Hancock Financial Announces 2017 Boston Marathon International Elite Field

In its 32nd year as principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field for the 121st Boston Marathon...


Dec 21, 2016, 10:30 ET John Hancock Announces Top Americans For 2017 Boston Marathon

John Hancock Financial today announced the U.S. Elite Team for the Boston Marathon on April 17, 2017. The exceptional team, recruited to compete...


Dec 14, 2016, 10:00 ET John Hancock Announces Return of Champions to 2017 Boston Marathon

John Hancock Financial, the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon since 1986, today announced the return of 2016 Boston Marathon champions...


Dec 05, 2016, 12:22 ET John Hancock Earns Top Marks in 2017 Corporate Equality Index

John Hancock, a division of Canada-based financial services company Manulife, proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on...


Dec 01, 2016, 11:34 ET John Hancock #GivingTuesday Effort Sets Single-Day Boston Marathon Fundraising Record

John Hancock's second annual #GivingTuesday campaign set a new single-day Boston Marathon fundraising record. On #GivingTuesday, a global day of...


Nov 15, 2016, 10:00 ET John Hancock Vitality insurance policyholders can now pay for Apple Watch with exercise

John Hancock today announced the launch of its new Vitality Active Rewards with Apple Watch program, which gives John Hancock Vitality life...


Nov 14, 2016, 10:00 ET Ellie Harrison Hired to Lead Human Resources at John Hancock

Ellie Harrison has been appointed head of Human Resources for John Hancock, the U.S. Division of Manulife. In this role, she will work with John...


Oct 25, 2016, 10:00 ET John Hancock Vitality Life Insurance that Rewards Customers for Healthy Living Now Available in New York

John Hancock announced today that its Vitality program, an approach to life insurance that rewards people for healthy living, is now available on a...


Oct 17, 2016, 12:01 ET John Hancock Hosts the Cooking Light & Health Fit Foodie Race Weekend Presented by Lexus to Bring Healthy Choices to Life in San Diego, CA

Apples, almonds and 5Ks: three things that might seem unrelated to life insurance, until you take a closer look. With John Hancock life insurance...


Oct 03, 2016, 10:00 ET John Hancock Names Barbara Goose as Chief Marketing Officer

John Hancock said today that Barbara Goose has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. Most recently, Ms. Goose was the Global Chief...


Sep 21, 2016, 12:11 ET John Hancock Insurance Company (U.S.A.) names Linda A. Watters a Director

 The Board of Directors of the John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) elected Linda A. Watters a director at its board meeting today. Ms....


Sep 19, 2016, 08:00 ET John Hancock launches new advertising campaign:

 John Hancock today introduced a new, integrated advertising campaign that highlights both how the rapidly changing world is...


Sep 12, 2016, 09:07 ET John Hancock Hosts The Cooking Light & Health Fit Foodie Race Weekend to Bring Healthy Choices to Life in Tampa, FL

 Apples, almonds and 5Ks: three things that might seem unrelated to life insurance, until you take a closer look. With John Hancock life...


Jul 18, 2016, 09:00 ET Investors prefer face-to-face interaction with financial advisors and say more would improve relationships

 According to a recent John Hancock survey, investors ranked face-to face meetings as their preferred method of interaction with their...


Jul 05, 2016, 11:11 ET Investor Sentiment Jumps Six Points in 2016's Second Quarter, Following Three Quarterly Declines

 Investor sentiment increased in the second quarter of 2016 as measured by the John Hancock Investor Sentiment Index, rising to +25 from +19 in...


Jun 30, 2016, 09:00 ET Boston Marathon Fundraising Raises $30.6 Million in 2016 Race

 Participants running on behalf of more than 200 non-profit organizations raised $30.6 million for charity this year in the 120th running of...


Jun 20, 2016, 09:15 ET John Hancock Hosts The Cooking Light & Health Fit Foodie Race Weekend to Bring Healthy Choices to Life in Austin, TX

Apples, almonds and 5Ks: three things that might seem unrelated to life insurance, until you take a closer look. With John Hancock life insurance...


Jun 08, 2016, 12:53 ET First Graduates of Year-Long EPIC Program Find Increased Self-Awareness and Confidence

Yesterday, forty-six at-risk youth, 11-14 years old, became the first graduating class of EPIC: Enhancing Potential, Inspiring Change. The program...


Apr 27, 2016, 15:19 ET John Hancock Recognized for Deal of the Year for Retirement Plan Services Acquisition at 2016 Mutual Fund Industry Awards

John Hancock's acquisition of New York Life's Retirement Plan Services was awarded "Deal of the Year" at the 23rd Annual Mutual Fund Industry...


Apr 27, 2016, 09:00 ET John Hancock Extends Boston Marathon Charitable Effort with #RunBold Street Banner Offer to Marathon Finishers

For Boston Marathon finishers who would like to commemorate their race last week, John Hancock is extending its charitable efforts and #RunBold...


Apr 14, 2016, 09:30 ET John Hancock Brings Boston Marathon Champions and Other Elite Kenyan Runners to Hopkinton Elementary School Marathon Rally

John Hancock today brought two Boston Marathon champions, Caroline Rotich, women's defending champion, and Wesley Korir, men's 2012 champion, and...


Mar 24, 2016, 11:00 ET John Hancock Financial Announces Elite Athlete Ambassadors for 2016 Boston Marathon

John Hancock today announced their Elite Athlete Ambassador Team for the 2016 Boston Marathon. Past champions, Meb Keflezighi,...


Mar 18, 2016, 10:00 ET Mayor Walsh Joins Defending Women's Champion Caroline Rotich and Bill Rodgers to Reveal 2016 Boston Marathon Street Banners

 In a brief program on Boylston Street this morning, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, defending Boston Marathon women's champion Caroline Rotich, and...