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Leo Zerilli 

Head of Investments, John Hancock Investment Management; Head of Investment Product, Global Wealth and Asset Management, John Hancock and Manulife

Leo is responsible for global investment product across the firm’s Global Wealth and Asset Management business, spanning retail, retirement, and institutional asset management. He pursues this objective by combining the investment capabilities of affiliated and unaffiliated asset managers—all with a focus on offering the best solutions to meet investor needs. Leo oversees all investment product development, asset manager selection, and ongoing investment oversight of global performance and risk across a wide range of investment vehicles.


Before taking on the head of investments role in 2012, Leo had been head of product development for risk oversight and operations for John Hancock Investment Management. He joined the company in 1997 and has held diverse roles of steadily increasing responsibility within the organization.
 

Leo earned a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Colgate University, an M.B.A. from Boston University, and holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst designation.