President and Chief Executive Officer, Manulife Asia
Roy Gori joined Manulife in March 2015 as President and Chief Executive Officer, Manulife Asia. He is also a member of Manulife Financial’s Executive Committee.
In this role, he is responsible for Manulife Asia operations in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia.
Prior to joining Manulife, Roy was most recently Head of Consumer Banking (North Asia and Australia) and Regional Head of Retail Banking (Asia Pacific) at Citigroup. In these roles, he was responsible for the company’s insurance and wealth management businesses and its Asia Pacific Sales and Distribution organisation, leading a team of roughly 15,000 employees serving more than 15 million customers across 12 countries. Previous roles included CEO of Citibank Australia, CFO of Citibank Thailand and overseeing various credit cards and consumer loans businesses across Asia.
A native Australian, Roy has worked and lived in Sydney, Singapore and Thailand, and is now based in Hong Kong. Roy has an Economics and Finance Degree from the University of New South Wales (1992) and an MBA from the University of Technology, Sydney (1997).