A seasoned global executive in the technology sector, Ms. Turner currently holds the position of President and Chief Operating Officer for Ceridian HCM Holding Inc., a global human capital management software company. She is also a strong advocate for the advancement of women in leadership and has been recognized twice on the WXN (Women’s Executive Network) Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women list.
“Leagh brings extensive leadership expertise leveraging people, process and technology to drive organizational transformation. This expertise will be exceptionally valuable in supporting Manulife’s strategy and especially our focus on being a digital customer leader,” said John Cassaday, Chairman of the Board, Manulife. “We are delighted to welcome her to our Board.”
Ms. Turner joins the Manulife Board’s Management Resources and Compensation Committee and Risk Committee.
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Canada, Asia, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2019, we had more than 35,000 employees, over 98,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 30 million customers. As of September 30, 2020, we had $1.3 trillion (US$943 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $31.2 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 155 years. We trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.