Roy Gori is President of Manulife and a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. In his role as President, he is responsible for the Company’s operating business globally, including Asian, Canadian, U.S. and Investment operations. He is also responsible for developing and executing Manulife’s business strategy.
Roy joined Manulife in March 2015 as President and Chief Executive Officer, Manulife Asia. In that role, he was 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 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 organization, leading a team of roughly 15,000 employees serving more than 15 million customers across 12 countries.
A native Australian, Roy has worked and lived in Sydney, Singapore, Thailand, and Hong Kong, and is now based in Toronto.