Manulife Appoints Peter Bethlenfalvy to Senior Vice President, Financial Regulations
TORONTO - Manulife Financial announced that Peter Bethlenfalvy has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Financial Regulations. He will be responsible for strategy and monitoring of financial regulatory systems throughout the world.
"We are delighted to have Peter join Manulife," said Michael W. Bell, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. "His global financial expertise and strong capital and regulatory experience will be a great asset to our Company."
Prior to joining Manulife, Mr. Bethlenfalvy was Co-President of DBRS Limited, a global provider of credit rating opinions across financial institutions, corporate entities, government bodies and other structured finance groups. He also led a team which developed a sovereign rating franchise, including newly solicited ratings for Brazil, India, Chile, Mexico, the UK and Ireland. Prior to DBRS, Mr. Bethlenfalvy led his own consulting firm providing cross-border investment banking advice to Canadian and U.S. clients.
Previously, Mr. Bethlenfalvy worked for 17 years in positions of progressive responsibility at TD Bank Financial Group, culminating with six years as President and Chief Operating Officer of TD Securities (USA).
Mr. Bethlenfalvy holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration from McGill University, which included a year at the HEC School of Management, Paris; and a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Toronto. Peter is a member of the Board of Trustees, Canadian Association of New York, and is a Distinguished Advisor at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China.