is no longer with Manulife. Speca, who
served as the head of the portfolio solutions group at Manulife Asset Management (formerly MFC Global Investment Management), retired from the company last Friday, according to an SEC filing
Speca could not immediately be reached for comment.
The portfolio solutions group is in charge of Manulife's asset allocation offerings for indviduals and institutional investors globally.
Speca was one of the PMs on John Hancock's alternative allocation fund, lifecycle and lifestyle portfolios, among other investment products. Bob Boyda, Steven Medina, Steve Orlich and Scott Warlow will continue to manage the funds.
Before joining Manulife Asset Management in 2010, Speca was chief investment officer of John Hancock Investment Management Services. He has been with the Manulife organization since 2003.
Previously, he worked at Pioneer Investments and earlier, he ran
MutualFunds.com, a startup whose investors included
former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld. Before that,
he was president and CEO of New England Funds, which later
changed its name to Nvest Funds, now known as Natixis Funds.
In 2009, The MFWire.com
named Speca one of the 50 Most Influential People
in Fund Distribution. Click
to see his profile.
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