Manulife today announced the appointment of Julie Nestor as its new Chief Marketing & Experience Design Officer, Asia. Her appointment is effective 16 October 2020. Ms Nestor joins Manulife’s Asia Executive Committee and reports to Anil Wadhwani, President & CEO, Asia, and Karen Leggett, Global Chief Marketing Officer. She will also be a member of the company’s Global Leadership Team. Ms Nestor will be responsible for taking Manulife’s strengths in marketing, brand, digital and customer experience in Asia to the next level. She will also oversee customer insights, product design, data analytics, digital strategy, ManulifeMOVE and communications.
Ms Nestor brings over 20 years of marketing experience across financial services, technology and hospitality industries. Ms Nestor joins Manulife from Hilton International, where she was VP, Marketing & GM of eCommerce APAC. Previously she held senior leadership roles at eBay and American Express.
“Julie has a long track record of building an inclusive, highly engaged team with a winning mindset,” said Wadhwani. “The depth and wealth of her marketing experience will further accelerate Manulife’s transformation and further progress our journey to becoming the most digital, customer-centric global company in our industry.”