Leadership Team

Steven A. Finch
Executive Vice President and Chief Actuary

Steve FinchSteve Finch Executive Vice President and Chief Actuary of Manulife Financial, and is a member of the Company’s Executive Committee and Global Leadership Team. Mr. Finch oversees the Company’s actuarial function worldwide.

Prior to his current role Mr. Finch was the EVP and CFO of John Hancock for 4 years. He was responsible for the overall financial management of John Hancock, the US Division of Manulife. These responsibilities include the financial oversight of the US operating subsidiaries, risk management, capital management, strategic and financial planning, expense management and financial reporting of John Hancock. Mr. Finch is also responsible for leading, developing and engaging the talent in John Hancock’s Finance and Actuarial functions.

Previously Mr. Finch was the EVP and General Manager for John Hancock’s Life insurance business for seven years. In that role he was responsible for all aspects of the US Individual Life Insurance business including Sales, Distribution, Marketing, Product, Information Technology, New business and Customer Service Operations and Finance. In the John Hancock Life business Steve set a vision and strategy for growth and built one of the top Independent distribution organizations in the US Life Insurance industry. Steve also developed new revenue opportunities including building the company’s business in the International high net worth Life Insurance market.

Mr. Finch, who joined Manulife in 1992, has held various positions in a variety of other business and financial roles.

Mr. Finch graduated from Queen’s University with a B.ScH in Statistics and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

Mr. Finch currently serves on the Board of Overseers and the Finance Committee at Boston Children’s Hospital.

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