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Ellie Harrison

Head of Human Resources, John Hancock

Ellie Harrison is the Head of Human Resources for John Hancock, the U.S. division of Toronto-based Manulife.

Based in Boston, Ms. Harrison, who joined John Hancock in 2016, works with the company’s business leaders to develop, retain and attract a customer-centric workforce to drive the company’s growth strategy.

Ms. Harrison has extensive experience leading HR teams and developing HR strategies for financial services organizations. Previously, she was Managing Director, Human Resources, for multiple lines of business at Citigroup’s Global Consumer Bank, including Wealth Management and Global Commercial Banking. Before Citigroup, she spent more than a decade at Fidelity Investments. During her tenure, she headed Human Resources for the Fixed Income Division and was Senior Vice President, Human Resources, for Personal Investing, a division within Fidelity’s Retail Brokerage company.

Before joining John Hancock, she was Chief Human Resources Officer at Immunogen, a biotechnology company. Ms. Harrison is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.