May 2014

May 28
John Hancock Introduces Enhanced Accumulation VUL

John Hancock Insurance today launched an enhanced variable universal life insurance product, Accumulation VUL, providing clients with a flexible solution to help them meet their protection and wealth planning goals....
May 28
John Hancock Retirement Plan Services Hires Thomas Martin As Regional Vice President in the Northeast

John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (JH RPS) is pleased to announce that it has hired Thomas Martin as regional vice president, Northeast, responsible for sales and relationship development with financial representatives and plan consultants in eastern New York State and south Fairfield County, Connecticut. He reports to Ray Hemstreet, divisional vice president, Northeast Division....
May 22
John Hancock Retirement Plan Services Expands Asset Allocation Offerings in JH Signature 401(k) Plan Platform

John Hancock Retirement Plan Services has added five new asset allocation options to its JH Signature platform. New offerings include target date suites from T. Rowe Price and American Century as well as additional Target Date and Lifestyle portfolios from John Hancock....
May 12
John Hancock Investments Hires Baillie Gifford to Manage John Hancock Select Growth Fund

John Hancock Investments has hired Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited (“Baillie Gifford”) to manage the John Hancock Select Growth Fund (Class A ticker: RGROX), formerly known as the John Hancock Rainier Growth Fund. The manager appointment and name change were approved by the Fund’s Board of Trustees in March, and were effective at the close of business on April 17, 2014. The Fund will continue to be managed as a large cap growth portfolio....
May 08
Study Demonstrates Value of John Hancock Asset Allocation Portfolios for 401(k) Plan Participants

Participants in qualified plans serviced by John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (RPS) who invested exclusively in a single John Hancock asset allocation portfolio earned better returns on average than participants who selected individual investment options to form their portfolios over the five, ten, and fifteen year periods ending December 31, 2012. This is according to a commissioned study of John Hancock USA recordkeeping clients conducted by Burgess Management and Research Inc....
May 07
John Hancock Investments Honored by Web Marketing Association’s Internet Advertising Competition Awards

John Hancock Investments won two awards at the 12 annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards, sponsored by the Web Marketing Association....