BOSTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Investments has named Charles S. Fry IV to its sales team, with responsibility for covering the wirehouse channel in North Carolina, South Carolina and southeastern Virginia. He is based in the Charlotte, North Carolina area, and reports to Jim Hickey, Senior Vice President and Divisional Sales Manager.
"We are delighted to welcome Charley to John Hancock Investments," said Jeff Duckworth, President of Retail Distribution. "He brings extensive sales experience to the position including deep relationships throughout his region of responsibility."
Most recently, Mr. Fry was Regional Vice President, since 2012, with AXA Distributors, focusing on the management and distribution of all AXA-Equitable annuity products in North Carolina and South Carolina.
He has also held sales positions with LPL Financial Services and Hartford Life Insurance Company. Mr. Fry graduated with a degree in business education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.About John Hancock InvestmentsJohn Hancock Investments provides asset management services to individuals and institutions through a unique manager-of-managers approach. We combine unbiased asset management with vigorous investment oversight to offer investors a deeper level of diversification and strong risk-adjusted returns across asset classes. A wealth management business of John Hancock Financial, we managed more than $117 billion in assets as of March 31, 2014, across mutual funds, college savings plans, and retirement plans. About John Hancock Financial and Manulife John Hancock Financial is a division of Manulife, a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Operating as Manulife in Canada and Asia, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States, our group of companies 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 and its subsidiaries were C$635 billion ( US$574 billion) as at March 31, 2014. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife 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, investments, 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 Investments