Dara Gough is Head of Human Resources for John Hancock, the US Segment of Toronto-based Manulife. As a member of the US Leadership Team and the Global HR & Communications Leadership Team, Dara is responsible for leading John Hancock’s strategic HR and Talent initiatives and partnering with the executive leadership team on the overall people agenda.
Prior to working with John Hancock/Manulife, Dara held various strategic Human Resource Business Partner and Talent roles at Fidelity Investments, including leading the HR function for Fidelity in Ireland for several years. Dara has over 25 years of HR leadership experience in complex technology and financial services environments.
She holds a BS in Management/HR from Northeastern University, and an MS in Organizational Learning from Suffolk University.