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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Zaha Rina binti Zahari

53 2013 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Mark O'Dell

55 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Kok Yoke Tham

44 2016 Vice President and Head of Finance

Mun Yee Chin

2010 Joint Company Secretary

Siew Chuan Chua

2007 Joint Company Secretary

Lok-Shuen Leung

41 2013 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mohd Annuar Bin Zaini

64 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Philip Hampden-Smith

56 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Hun Soon Lim

60 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Zaha Rina binti Zahari

Dato' Dr. Zaha Rina Binti Zahari is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Manulife Holdings Bhd. Her qualifications include Doctorate in Business Administration, Hull University UK; Masters in Business Administration, Hull University UK; BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance, Leeds University UK; and International Centre for Leadership in Finance ("ICLIF") Global Leadership Programme, Harvard Business School and Colombia Business School. Dato' Dr. Zaha Rina binti Zahari has more than 20 years of experience in the financial, commodities and securities industry and the development of the Malaysian Capital Market which includes managing a futures broking company. She is also a regular speaker at many international conferences and forums.

Mark O'Dell

Mr. Mark Steven O'Dell serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Manulife Holdings Bhd since January 18, 2013. He completed Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) in 1985 and completed Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) in 1986. He has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Manulife Taiwan since 2008. He has over 32 years of experience in the life insurance business. In his 18 years in Asia, he has held senior management roles in Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. He has served as the President of the Life Insurance Association and the Financial Planning Association of Singapore respectively. In 2006, he was named the Personality of the Year by the Asia Insurance Review in recognition of his contributions to the insurance industry.

Kok Yoke Tham

Mr. Tham Kok Yoke serves as Vice President and Head of Finance of Manulife Holdings Berhad since April 29, 2016. He is a Fellow Members of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Chartered Accountant (Malaysian Institute of Accountants). Mr. Tham has 19 years of relevant working experience covering insurance, unit trust, banking and private equity investment. He served as Assistant Vice President of United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Berhad (1997-2001), Finance Manager of Affin Hwang Capital Berhad (formerly Hwang-DBS Investment Management Berhad) (2002-2005) and Vice President of Hadrons Capital Berhad (2005-2010).

Mun Yee Chin

Ms. Chin Mun Yee is Joint Company Secretary of Manulife Holdings Berhad since March 18, 2010. She has gained working experience and occupation from Securities Services (Holdings) Sdn. Bhd.

Siew Chuan Chua

Ms. Chua Siew Chuan is Joint Company Secretary of Manulife Holdings Berhad since February 7, 2007. She is Member of the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. She has experience in corporate secretarial services and has worked as Managing Director of Securities Services (Holdings) Sdn. Bhd.

Lok-Shuen Leung

Mr. Rockson Leung Lok-Shuen is Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Manulife Holdings Bhd. He has Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment; is a Fellow of The Financial Services Institute of Australasia and Fellow of The Institute of Actuaries of Australia; and has Bachelors of Economics. He joined Tower Life Australia Ltd. as Actuarial Analyst and subsequently held the position of Manager of Actuarial Systems from years 1999 to 2006. He later joined ING Financial Services International (Asia) and ING Asia Pacific in Hong Kong as Senior Actuarial Analyst and Senior Actuary respectively from years 1999 to 2003. In years 2003 to 2006, Mr. Rockson served as the General Manager, Actuarial in Pacific An Tai Insurance Company in China, a 50% owned company of ING. In years 2006 to 2008, Mr. Rockson joined ING Asia Pacific as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), China and subsequently joined Bank of China Group Life Assurance Company as Deputy Chief Executive and CFO from years 2009 to 2010. In years 2010 till present, Mr. Rockson joined Manulife Financial (Life Insurance) as Vice President, Regional Actuarial Services and Deputy CFO Asia and presently hold the position of Vice President and Chief Actuary, Asia Division. He is a member of the Audit Committee.

Mohd Annuar Bin Zaini

Datuk Seri Panglima Mohd Annuar Bin Zaini is Independent Non-Executive Director of Manulife Hldg Berhad since July 5, 2011. He holds a Master of Arts in Law & Diplomacy from The Fletcher School of Laws & Diplomacy, Tufts University, United States, and a Bachelor of Arts with honours in Economics from University Kebangsaan Malaysia. His qualifications are DSA, SPDK, SPMP, DPMP, DJMK, PMP and AM. He began his career as Administrative and Diplomatic Officer in 1977. He served the Malaysian Government at various ministries and departments and also the Perak State Government until he chose to take optional retirement from the government service in 1999. He was Chairman of Malaysian National News Agency (BERNAMA) from February 2004 to January 2010. In February 2004, HRH The Sultan of Perak consented his appointment as Member of the Council of Elders to HRH Sultan of Perak. He was Advisor and Chief Executive of Northern Corridor Implementation Authority from 2007 to 2009. He is Member of the Perak Council of Islamic Religion and Malay Customs and the Board Member to the Perak State Islamic Economic Development Corporation. He is also Distinguished Fellow to the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia and Adjunct Professor of Northern Corridor Economic Region Research Centre, Universiti Utara Malaysia and Honorary Consultant to Office of Vice Chancellor, Universiti Teknologi Mara. He sits on the Board of Dijaya Corporation Berhad and a few private limited companies. He is Member of the Group Audit Committee, Group Risk Management Committee and Group Nominating/Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors. He is also Director on the Board of Manulife Insurance Berhad, Manulife Unit Trusts Berhad and Manulife Asset Management (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.

Philip Hampden-Smith

Mr. Philip John Hampden-Smith serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Manulife Holdings Berhad since March 1, 2015. He served as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director from January 5, 2006 until March 1, 2015. Mr. Philip John Hampden-Smith ("Mr. Hampden-Smith") first joined Manulife in 1996 as founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Company's first investment operations in Asia, based in Hong Kong. He served concurrently as Manulife's Vice President of Marketing and Communications. While in Hong Kong, Mr. Hampden-Smith was elected as a board member of the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association and was also a member of the Hong Kong Securities Institute. In 1999, Mr. Hampden-Smith moved to Indonesia, where he was the President Director and Head of Manulife's Indonesian operations, a position he held until 2002. During this period, Mr. Hampden-Smith oversaw a four-fold increase in the assets of this business, a performance recognised in Manulife Indonesia being voted 'Best Insurance Company in Asia' in 2002. Mr. Hampden-Smith was also a Patron of the Indonesia Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the first foreigner to be elected to the Indonesian Insurance Industry's representative committee. In 2003, Mr. Hampden-Smith became General Manager of Manulife Singapore, where he oversaw the integration of John Hancock Singapore into Manulife's operations. In 2006, Mr. Hampden-Smith became Executive Vice President and General Manager of Manulife's South East Asian Operations, responsible for Manulife's businesses throughout the region, namely Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. In 2010, Mr. Hampden-Smith became a founder member of the Canadian-ASEAN Business Council. He has 30 years experience in the financial industry. He is an Officer Graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, and for 5 years was a professional soldier in the British Army.

Hun Soon Lim

Mr. Lim Hun Soon @ David Lim serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Manulife Holdings Bhd. He is a member of the Audit Committee. His qualifications include: Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics, The University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales (ICAEW); Member of Institute of Taxation, UK (CIT); Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants ("MIA"); and Member of Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants ("MICPA").