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13 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET John Hancock Brings Boston Marathon Champions and Other Elite Kenyan Runners to Hopkinton Marathon Rally

John Hancock brought 2012 men's champion Wesley Korir, 2015 women's champion Caroline Rotich, and several other elite Kenyan athletes to a...


12 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET Boston Marathon Champions Wesley Korir and Caroline Rotich join 250 Boston School Children at John Hancock's Scholars and Stars

Today Boston Marathon principal sponsor John Hancock, in partnership with the UNICEF USA New England region, hosted an event at the Reggie Lewis...


11 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Nearly Half of Investors Expect a Federal Tax Refund, and About 60 Percent Plan to Save That

A recent survey of investors by John Hancock Financial found that 48 percent expect to receive a Federal tax refund this year, and nearly sixty...


05 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET John Hancock Financial Announces Elite Athlete Ambassadors for 2017 Boston Marathon Past Champions, Olympians, and Dick and Rick Hoyt Invited as Race Week Ambassadors

John Hancock today announced its Elite Athlete Ambassador Team for the 2017 Boston Marathon to be held on April 17. Boston Marathon...


04 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Bullish Investors Drive John Hancock Investor Sentiment Index® to Highest Point in Nearly Two Years

Investor sentiment rose during the second half of 2016 and into the start of 2017, buoyed by investors' confidence in the improving stock market,...


31 Mar, 2017, 13:11 ET John Hancock Teams Up with David Ortiz to Hit a Home Run in Retirement

Surfing the California waves, synchronized swimming routines, and learning to speak Japanese – these activities aren't exactly what former Red Sox...


28 Mar, 2017, 10:00 ET John Hancock Recognized as an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite

John Hancock has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees with their total...


27 Jan, 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,...


12 Jan, 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...


12 Jan, 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...


21 Dec, 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...


14 Dec, 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...


05 Dec, 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...


01 Dec, 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...


15 Nov, 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...


14 Nov, 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...


25 Oct, 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...


17 Oct, 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...


03 Oct, 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...


21 Sep, 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....


19 Sep, 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...


12 Sep, 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...


18 Jul, 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...


05 Jul, 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...


30 Jun, 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...