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Retired Chief Credit Officer of North America | Manulife/John Hancock
Janis K. McDonough is the former Chief Credit Officer at Manulife/John Hancock.  She was accountable for all North American, European and Australian private placements, public bonds and other debt-like assets in Manulife's General Account.  In addition to approving all credit decisions, she was also responsible for the annual approval of all risk ratings in the $100 billion portfolio.
Ms. McDonough was a voting member of Manulife's global investment committee and Manulife's credit policy committee.
Ms. McDonough joined John Hancock in 1973 and joined the Bond Investment Group in 1984.  From 1984-2007, she held numerous positions in the $17 billion Finance and Structured Products Team from Analyst to Senior Managing Director/Team Leader.  From 2007-2012, she assumed primary credit responsibility for the entire US credit portfolio.  In 2012, she assumed the role of Chief Credit Officer, a position she held until her retirement in April 2016.
Ms. McDonough holds a BA in Economics from Emmanuel College.
Disclaimer: The biography is as of the date the speaker presented.
Event Name Women In Fixed Income (WiFI), 2nd Annual
Event Date 2016-11-15

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