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Jan 30, 2024 | Online
January 30, 2024 2:00 pm - January 30, 2024 3:00 pm

Manulife Financial / John Hancock Financial is a publicly traded leading international financial services provider, helping people make their decisions easier and lives better.

We serve over 34 million customers (individuals, businesses, and institutions) worldwide with support from our more than 40,000 employees, over 116,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners.

With our wide array of products and services, we help our customers protect their loved ones, grow their wealth, improve their health – and build their futures.

We believe our greatest contribution to society is the products we provide, which help make people’s decisions easier and lives better.

We also make meaningful impacts by adhering to the strongest standards of conduct, through environmental responsibility, philanthropy, employee volunteerism, promoting health and wellness, and much more.

Manulife makes decisions easier and lives better: Our core values include doing the right thing and sharing our humanity. That’s why we partner with like-minded organizations to support the needs of our customers and drive meaningful change.

Your speakers:

Sandra M. Riano (She/Her)
Supplier Diversity Manager
Nick Balkaran (He/Him)
Director, Supplier Diversity Lead

Interested in learning more about some of our Corporate Partners? This is the perfect opportunity to meet some of our partners at the CGLCC and see what they are specifically looking for in procurement. 

Please note that our Meet The Buyer sessions are for certified diverse suppliers only – for more information on becoming a certified supplier with CGLCC, click here or email us at