Noni L. Ellison, ’97, Appointed as Trustee of the John Hancock Group of Funds

John Hancock Investment Management confirms four new trustees for the John Hancock Group of Funds

John Hancock Investment Management, a company of Manulife Investment Management, announced today the appointment of four new trustees to the Board of Trustees of the John Hancock Group of Funds, including three new independent trustees. The new trustees have extensive combined experience in financial services, regulatory and compliance management, technology, and evolving investor markets, while collectively bringing a strategic focus on the future of fund management. The new trustees are:

Noni L. Ellison — Ms. Ellison currently serves as senior vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary at Tractor Supply Company and has more than 25 years of executive leadership, legal and compliance experience. In addition to managing Tractor Supply's legal department, she also oversees the company's risk management, government relations, licensing, and quality assurance/customs compliance, as well as the company's environmental, social and governance efforts. Ms. Ellison received her bachelor of arts degree from Howard University, magna cum laude. She earned her law degree and M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

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