BOSTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Funds has added Christopher P. Fuschillo, CIMA®, as a Managing Director on its institutional sales team in a new position, calling on analysts and gatekeepers at major broker-dealer firms. Mr. Fuschillo reports to Gary Bieda, a Senior Managing Director, and is based in New York.
"We have experienced strong growth within the broker-dealer platform channel. Our unique 'best of breed,' manager of managers model has resonated with professional buyers and gatekeepers," said Todd J. Cassler, Senior Managing Director and head of Institutional Sales. "Chris brings a wealth of experience calling on analysts at leading broker-dealers, and we are excited to have him join our organization."
Mr. Fuschillo for the past five years was Director, Due Diligence - Institutional Investment Services Group, with Lord, Abbett & Co., LLC. Prior to that, he spent 11 years with The Dreyfus Corporation as Vice President, Business Development, in the separately managed account area, and in related roles. He holds an MBA from Fordham University, and graduated from Fairfield University. He holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst® designation.
About John Hancock FundsThe Boston-based mutual fund business unit of John Hancock Financial, John Hancock Funds manages open-end funds, closed-end funds, college savings assets, retirement plans and related party assets for individual and institutional investors. About John Hancock Financial and Manulife Financial John Hancock Financial is a division of Manulife Financial, a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Operating as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States, the Company offers clients a diverse range of financial protection products and wealth management services through its extensive network of employees, agents and distribution partners. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were C$555 billion ( US$547 billion) as at March 31, 2013. 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. The John Hancock unit, through its insurance companies, comprises one of the largest life insurers in the United States. John Hancock offers and administers a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, mutual funds, 401(k) plans, long-term care insurance, college savings, and other forms of business insurance. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at johnhancock.com. SOURCE John Hancock Funds