Manulife Hong Kong Strengthens C-Suite Bench With Two Appointmentsby Fintech News Hong Kong April 20, 2023
Manulife Hong Kong announced the appointments of Thaddeus Yu as Chief Strategy Officer and Alice Li as Chief Communications Officer, for its Hong Kong and Macau operations.
Yu, as Chief Strategy Officer, succeeds Carrie Tong, who was recently appointed as Chief Operations Officer for Hong Kong and Macau.
In his new role, Yu is responsible for setting the overall strategic priorities of the Hong Kong and Macau business as well as assessing necessary and effective changes to the company’s business model.
A qualified actuary with over 15 years of experience in various local and regional positions at Cigna, AIA, and Bank of Montreal Insurance, Yu joined Manulife’s Asia strategy team in 2021.
During his time in his previous position, he led strategy development, spearheaded critical business initiatives, and provided guidance on strategic projects while also managing the Asia CEO office.
Meanwhile, Li has taken on the new role of Chief Communications Officer for Hong Kong and Macau.
Her responsibilities include leading strategy development for external and internal communication goals, building corporate reputation and a culture of pride, and promoting the company’s global Impact Agenda, aligned with Manulife’s global communications team and strategy.
With more than two decades of experience in corporate and marketing communications, Li is a seasoned professional who joined Manulife in 2020.
Prior to Manulife, her career spanned diverse industries, including energy, telecommunications, IT, and insurance, as she held senior positions with global brands such as Shell, SmarTone-Vodafone, Microsoft, and AXA.
Both executives report directly to Patrick Graham, Chief Executive Officer of Manulife Hong Kong and Macau.