BOSTON, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock was named a Grand Stevie winner at the 2017 American Business Awards last night at the 15th annual banquet in New York City, in recognition of the quantity and quality of the company's submissions. Grand Stevie trophies are awarded for the Best of the ABA Awards, and are given to companies that submit the best body of work to the competition. In all, John Hancock received 23 awards in addition to the Grand Stevie: three Golds, six Silver and 14 Bronze.
John Hancock was named a Gold Stevie winner in the category of Information Technology Team of the Year (All Industries) for its submission "2016 Enterprise IT Successes Through Rebranding," and picked up a Bronze in the same category for: "The Need for Clean Data." It won Gold again in the category of Customer Service Success – Financial Service Industries.
"On behalf of John Hancock, I am very pleased to congratulate our many talented teams on receiving these important recognitions. We are proud of our dedication to consistently improving our products, service, and technology for the benefit, ultimately, of our customers," said John R. Hatch, Vice President, Operations.
The American Business Awards honor a spectrum of American business people and organizations -- from non-profits, emerging start-ups, major public companies and government agencies, to corner-office executives, product developers, marketers and web development teams. More than 3,600 entries were submitted to The 2017 American Business Awards and more than 190 executives nationwide participated in judging. For a complete list of all 2017 American Business Awards' Stevie Award winners visit http://www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
About John Hancock and Manulife
John Hancock 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 $1 trillion (US $754 billion) as at March 31, 2017. 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.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and the new Stevie Awards for Great Employers. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.
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