Global Head of Investment Product, John Hancock and Manulife
Leo Zerilli, CIMA, is Head of Investments for John Hancock Investments, and Global Head of Investment Product for Wealth and Asset Management for Manulife. In this capacity, Leo is responsible for global investment product across retail, institutional, and retirement businesses. Leo 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 performance and risk globally across a wide range of investment vehicles across the globe.
Before taking on the Head of Investments role in 2012, he had been head of Product Development, Risk Oversight and Operations for John Hancock Investments. He joined the company in 1997 and has held diverse roles of steadily increasing responsibility within the organization.
Leo is a Certified Investment Management Analyst and a member of the Investments and Wealth Institute. He graduated from Colgate University and earned an MBA from Boston University.