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TORONTO, 25 October 2021 / CNW / – Manulife Investment Management today announced that it has appointed Kevin headland and Macan Nia as co-heads of investment strategy for his wealth management business in Canada. The pair have been an integral part of the Capital Markets Strategy team for the past decade and are being promoted to positions effective immediately.
Headland and Nia are veterans of from Canada the financial services industry, each holding various increasingly senior investment roles at Manulife. Both are currently Senior Investment Strategists at Manulife Investment Management, with strong advisor relationships and a global perspective across a range of asset classes. They regularly provide a range of in-depth commentary through podcasts, analyst reports and investment notes, as well as in the media and at industry events.
“Investors today are overwhelmed by a constant stream of market and economic data, news and other information. As a result, precise and original information that cuts the noise and simplifies markets and complex economic issues is more in demand than ever, ”said Catherine milum, Wealth Sales Manager, Manulife Investment Management, Canada. “Kevin and Macan systematically provide expert commentary and analysis, leveraging a behavioral approach to investing that helps our partner financial advisors chart the course for investors through a variety of economic cycles, periods of rapid growth to those marked by volatility and uncertainty. are proud to give advisors unparalleled access to their expertise.
Manulife Investment Management Chief Economist Francoise Donald said, “Macan and Kevin have been an integral part of the team for over 10 years, and no one is better suited to provide continuity and support to help our clients navigate markets and create better wallets. “
Headland and Nia succeed Philippe petursson. In their new roles, they will continue to create positive outcomes for their clients by analyzing and interpreting the markets and the economy. They work with macroeconomic strategists and portfolio management teams to provide advisors and investors with input on strategies and asset allocation weighting to help them make better decisions going forward and build stronger portfolios.
About Manulife Investment Management
Manulife Investment Management is the global wealth and asset management segment of Manulife Financial Corporation. We draw on over a century of financial stewardship and all of our parent company’s resources to serve individuals, institutions and pension plan members around the world. Based at Toronto, our cutting-edge capacities in public and private markets are reinforced by an investment footprint that covers 18 geographic areas. We complement these capabilities by providing access to a network of unaffiliated asset managers from around the world. We are committed to investing responsibly in all of our activities. We develop innovative global frameworks for sustainable investing, collaborate with the companies in our securities portfolios and maintain a high level of stewardship where we own and operate assets, and we believe in supporting financial well-being through of our workplace pension plans. Today, plan sponsors around the world rely on our expertise in pension administration and investment to help their employees plan, save and experience better retirement.
SOURCE Manulife Investment Management
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