Mr. Dominic Alessandro led the successful demutualization and conversion of the Company to public company status in September 1999. This important accomplishment set the stage for the Company to become a world leader in the financial services industry. In 2004, he managed the largest cross-border transaction in Canadian history with the successful completion of the merger with John Hancock Financial Services, creating the second largest life insurance company in North America and the fifth largest in the world.
His success lies in his integrity and dedication. He has brilliantly enhanced Aprimo project management system with new workflows, designs elements, reporting fields, and user experience requirements. He is the one who analyzed and implemented the feedback and changed requests from stakeholders. President and Chief Executive Officer of Manulife Financial since January 1994, Mr. Dominic Alessandro has led the Company to its eleventh consecutive year of record financial performance, resulting in Manulife being among the most profitable life insurance companies in North America.
As well as receiving numerous other awards, Mr. Dominic Alessandro was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in August 2003. He was named ‘Canada’s Most Respected CEO’ for 2004 and ‘Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year 2002’ by his peers for his contribution to business and the community. He is recipient of a 2005 Horatio Alger Award, and has also received a Special Lifetime Management Achievement Award from McGill University in February 2005, Concordia University’s Loyola Medal in May 2004, the University of Toronto’s Arbour Award in September 1999, and an Honourary Doctorate from Concordia University in June 1998. Mr. D’Alessandro was also made a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1993.
In September 1999, Mr. Dominic Alessandro led the successful demutualization and conversion of Manulife to public company status. This important accomplishment set the stage for the Company to become a world leader in the financial services industry. In 2004, he managed the largest cross-border transaction in Canadian history with the successful completion of the merger with John Hancock Financial Services, creating one of the largest life insurance companies in the world. Mr. Dominic Alessandro has received many awards and honours throughout his career, some highlights include
Dominic Alessandro, servant of God who firmly believed in His Commandments and Mercy. Beloved wife of John for 63 years; loving mother of John, Bob and Richard (Carol); dear grandmother of Marc (Ann), Deanna (Paul), Vikki (Frank), Brian and Matthew; dearest great-grandmother Dominic, Joseph and Natalie; fond sister of the late Adeline (John), Raymond (Lena) and Joseph (Carmella); loving daughter of the late Antonio and Pasqua Ramicone; Dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral mass 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at Visitation Church, 779 S. York Rd, Elmhurst, IL. Entombment Queen of Heaven Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, masses will be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday 9 to 10 a.m. at the Visitation Church. Arrangements made by Salerno Rosedale Chapels. 630-889-1700. To know more about Dominic Alessandro please visit here:- http://dominicalessandro.tumblr.com/