Alor Setar - In line with its business growth strategy, Manulife Malaysia is today opening two new agency offices in Alor Setar, Kedah and Arau, Perlis.
The offices are under the leadership of Agency Manager Khor Hock Yeam and serve as centres of agency activity for the Northern Region. Agency Manager Khor and his team plan to expand their scope of services to address the financial protection needs of more people through the presence of these new offices.
“With a team ready to provide full support, we are confident of achieving high customer satisfaction for our services as well as the forward-thinking products from Manulife,” said Agency Manager Khor.
“Kedah and Perlis are two states that offer new growth potential for Manulife. Through Agency Manager Khor’s new offices, we are able to extend our services to Malaysian residents of all walks of life in the Northern Region. This is a great opportunity for Manulife Malaysia to support more people through our insurance and wealth management products and services,” said Mr. Ivan Chan, Chief Agency Development Officer of Manulife Malaysia, who officiated at the opening ceremony.
In conjunction with the opening, Khor also organized a Health Awareness Day at the Alor Setar agency office to raise awareness on the importance of healthcare. Kedah Medical Center was present to provide a free health check to all who joined the opening day festivities.
This latest office opening complements Manulife Malaysia’s ongoing branch expansion across the country, most recently in Kota Kinabalu and Melaka. These form part of Manulife Malaysia’s strategy to expand its footprint in Malaysia. To date, Manulife Malaysia has an extensive network of nine Regional Support Centres and more than 70 agency offices nationwide
As Manulife Financial Corporation celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2012, the opening of these agency offices in Alor Setar and Arau underscores Manulife Malaysia’s standing as a strong and reliable company offering innovative insurance products and services to its customers.
About Manulife Malaysia
Manulife Insurance Berhad, a wholly owned subsidiary of Manulife Holdings Berhad, is part of Canada-based Manulife Financial Corporation. Manulife Insurance Berhad currently serves the needs of more than 290,000 policyholders. Through its subsidiary companies, the Manulife Group offers an innovative range of financial protection and wealth management products and services to meet different customer needs. Manulife Holdings Berhad has been listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia since 1984. As at December 31, 2011, its assets under management were over RM3.5 billion. Manulife Malaysia can be found on the Internet at www.manulife.com.my
About Manulife Financial
Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. In 2012, we celebrate 125 years of providing clients strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions for their most significant financial decisions. Our international network of employees, agents and distribution partners offers financial protection and wealth management products and services to millions of clients. We also provide asset management services to institutional customers. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were C$500 billion (US$491 billion) as at December 31, 2011. The Company operates as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. 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.