Manulife Hong Kong has appointed Wilton Kee as Chief Financial Officer and Danny Lee as Chief Product Officer to strengthen the company’s leadership capabilities and drive its strategic initiatives.
Kee, as the new Chief Financial Officer, oversees the financial functions of Manulife’s operations in Hong Kong and Macau, including financial reporting, planning and control, capital management and planning, asset-liability management, treasury, and other finance-related matters. He also drives performance management and accountability for business results and strategic project initiatives across the Hong Kong and Macau business. Kee reports to Kenneth Rappold, Chief Financial Officer, Manulife Asia, and Damien Green, Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong and Macau.
Kee, a qualified actuary, joined Manulife in 2013 as the Pricing Officer for Individual Financial Products in Hong Kong. He was later promoted to Chief Product Officer for Individual Financial Products in 2016. In 2019, Kee led the successful launch of Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme solutions for Manulife Hong Kong. In 2020, he assumed additional responsibility as Head of Health and played a pivotal role in the formation of Manulife’s health strategy.
Lee, as the new Chief Product Officer, now takes on responsibilities for leading product development, pricing, and distribution compensation functions for both Hong Kong and Macau.
Lee is a homegrown talent at Manulife Hong Kong who joined the company right after his graduation from university in 2004. In recent years, he has led the company’s efforts to establish effective product mix management to optimize business growth and value.
The announcement underscores Manulife Hong Kong’s ongoing mission to develop in-house talent and aid career progression, says the company.