John Hancock Annuities Wins Top Rating from Annuity Monitor for Client Account Information Displays

Leads Top 5 Annuity Firms in Providing Easy Access to Account Performance

Jun 09, 2010, 10:42 ET from John Hancock Annuities

BOSTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Hancock Annuities received the highest rating from Corporate Insight's Annuity Monitor for its approach to the account information displays offered to clients on its web site. In the May 27, 2010 issue, Annuity Monitor awarded John Hancock an 'A,' the highest grade, due to its "strong account information display layout and excellent selection of contract information and performance data."  The report also says:  "Contract information is easy to read and well organized, and information sections can be collapsed and expanded to customize the information display."

The information is accessible by clients and their financial advisors who are registered on the John Hancock Annuities' web site,

"We are pleased to be recognized by Corporate Insight as an annuity provider that is easy to do business with," said Tom Mullen, Vice President of Marketing, John Hancock Annuities. "John Hancock has been at the forefront of efforts to offer useful, web-based tools to help clients and advisers understand their portfolios and manage them efficiently."  

Annuity Monitor also notes other attributes of John Hancock's account information displays:   "Navigation menus link to key client resources; Abundance of contract detail provided, including personal rate of return; Investment option summary offers ample data."

Throughout 2009 and into 2010, has introduced numerous upgrades to contract detail information including:  faster navigation via a new universal menu that offers direct access to key client resources, newly added help functionality, and emphasis on e-Delivery of statements and notifications.  

About John Hancock Financial and Manulife Financial Corporation

John Hancock Financial is a unit of Manulife Financial Corporation (the Company), a leading Canadian-based financial services group serving millions of customers in 22 countries and territories worldwide. Operating as Manulife Financial in Canada and in most of Asia, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States, the Company offers clients a diverse range of financial protection products and wealth management services through its extensive network of employees, agents and distribution partners. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were Cdn$446 billion (US$440 billion) as of March 31, 2010.    

Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE, and PSE, and under "945" on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the Internet at

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

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