Manulife Financial Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer to present at the Credit Suisse 14th Annual

Manulife Financial Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
     to present at the Credit Suisse 14th Annual Financial Services Forum

PR Newswire

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2013

TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK:945

TORONTO, Feb. 5,  2013 /PRNewswire/ -  Paul L. Rooney,  Senior Executive  Vice 
President and Chief Operating Officer  of Manulife Financial, will present  at 
the Credit Suisse 14^th Annual Financial  Services Forum in Miami on  Tuesday, 
February 12, 2013. Mr. Rooney's presentation is scheduled to begin at 2:30  pm 
ET.

Interested   parties   may   access    the   live   audio   webcast    through 
manulife.com/presentations. An archived  version of the  replay audio will  be 
available the day after the live event at the same location for six months.

About Manulife Financial
Manulife Financial is  a leading  Canada-based financial  services group  with 
principal operations in Asia,  Canada and the United  States. Clients look  to 
Manulife for strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions  for 
their most  significant  financial  decisions. Our  international  network  of 
employees, agents and  distribution partners offers  financial protection  and 
wealth management  products  and services  to  millions of  clients.  We  also 
provide asset  management services  to  institutional customers.  Funds  under 
management by  Manulife  Financial and  its  subsidiaries were  C$515  billion 
(US$523 billion) as at  September 30, 2012. The  Company operates as  Manulife 
Financial in  Canada and  Asia and  primarily as  John Hancock  in the  United 
States.

Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC'  on the TSX, NYSE and PSE,  and 
under '945' on the SEHK.  Manulife Financial can be  found on the Internet  at 
manulife.com.

SOURCE Manulife Financial Corporation

Contact:

Media inquiries:
Laurie Lupton
416-852-7792
laurie_lupton@manulife.com

Investor Relations:
Steven Moore
416-926-6495
steven_moore@manulife.com

Anique Asher
416-852-9580
anique_asher@manulife.com