Hanoi - Manulife Vietnam, a top life insurer in Vietnam, is pleased to sponsor a package of VND 200 million for Vietnam’s Olympic team at the 2012 Games in London. The amount includes VND 10 million for each of Vietnam’s 18 Olympians to cover personal expenses. This sponsorship underscores Manulife’s support for developing Vietnam’s sport under the cooperation agreement signed with the Vietnam Sports Administration in April 2012.
Mr. Chung Ba Phuong, CEO of Manulife Vietnam shared: “We are very proud to be able to reaffirm our support of the Vietnam Sports Administration. This is a great opportunity for us to express our care for Vietnam’s top sportsmen and demonstrate our commitment to Vietnam’s sporting future. We wish all of our Olympians great achievements at the London Games”.
Mr. Lam Quang Thanh, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Sports Administration, said: “We would like to express our special thanks to Manulife for its contribution. This sponsorship not only gives financial support to the athletes but also a source of motivation to them, helping them to be fully dedicated to the competition and bring glory to the country.
Previously, Manulife Vietnam also funded the Vietnam’s sports delegation at the 2008 Olympics Games in Beijing.
About Manulife Vietnam
Operating in Vietnam since June 1999, Manulife Vietnam – the first 100 per cent foreign-owned life insurance company licensed in Vietnam – provides financial services to nearly 300,000 customers through a network of nearly 12,000 professionally qualified agents. On June 14, 2005, Manulife Vietnam Fund Management Company Limited, whose name was changed to Manulife Asset Management (Vietnam) Company Limited in November 2010, a wholly owned local subsidiary of Manulife Vietnam, was granted license to operate a fund management and portfolio management services company, further expanding Manulife Vietnam’s product offerings for its customers.
As the top player in the market, Manulife Vietnam offers a wide range of innovative insurance products which are supported by the most effective and value-added services on the market today. Whatever stage in life, Manulife Vietnam can help its customers feel financially secure with a life insurance plan that meets their specific needs – whether it’s family protection, education or investment solutions.
Manulife Vietnam remains committed to supporting the communities, in which it conducts business in both educational and charitable activities, donating more than VND 10 billion since 1999. Some of the organizations and programs to which the Company has donated time and money include: “For your future” scholarship, Terry Fox Foundation, Run for Children, the Vietnam Association for Promoting and Supporting Educational Development, Operation Smile, Health Check and Care programs, Saigon Children’s Charity, National Library for the Blind, the annual Manulife Care and Let’s Help Children Go To School program.
About Manulife Financial
Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. In 2012, we celebrate 125 years of providing clients strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions for their most significant financial decisions. Our international network of employees, agents and distribution partners offers financial protection and wealth management products and services to millions of clients. We also provide asset management services to institutional customers. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were C$512 billion (US$512 billion) as at March 31, 2012. The Company operates as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in the United States.
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 manulife.com.
Tran Phu Anh Tuan
Head of Marketing
Manulife (Vietnam) Limited
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