Roy Gori has been named president of Manulife, an insurance and financial services provider.
Gori, who currently serves as senior executive vice president and general manager of the company's Asia division, will begin his new role in June.
"I’m excited to take on this opportunity, and to play a role in shaping Manulife’s businesses around the world at a time of rapid and significant change," Gori said in a company announcement. "Our people, strategy and corporate purpose are aligned to help people achieve their dreams and aspirations, and to create an exceptional customer experience. We are confident that by going above and beyond for our customers, we will be able to deliver strong results and significant shareholder value."
Gori has been with Manulife since 2015. Prior to that he was the head of consumer banking for Citi's North Asia and Australia regions, as well as regional head of retail banking for the Asia Pacific region.
"Roy is an enormously capable leader, an innovator and agent of change, and is very committed to customer centricity," Manulife CEO Donald Guloien said. "I am simply delighted Roy is taking on this significant role, leveraging his talent, expertise and collaborative instinct across all of our businesses, and very excited about the impact he will have on Manulife’s future."