Hugh C. McHaffie is a businessperson who has been at the head of 15 different companies. Presently, Mr. McHaffie occupies the position of President at John Hancock Municipal Securities Trust and President of John Hancock Wealth Management. Hugh C. McHaffie is also on the board of John Hancock Emerging Markets Income Fund and Hancock John Flexible Income Opportunities Fund and Member of The Society of Actuaries, Member of The American Academy of Actuaries and Executive Vice President for John Hancock Financial Services, Inc.
He previously held the position of President of John Hancock Preferred Income Fund II, President at John Hancock Preferred Income Fund, President of John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund, President of John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund, President of John Hancock Preferred Income Fund III, President of John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund, President of John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund, President for John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund, SVP-Individual Business Product Management at MetLife, Inc., Chairman at John Hancock Funds LLC, Chairman at John Hancock Variable Trust Advisers LLC, President & Chief Executive Officer at John Hancock Variable Insurance Trust, President & Chief Executive Officer for John Hancock Funds III and President & Chief Executive Officer of John Hancock Funds II.
Mr. McHaffie received an undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto.