John Hancock Retirement Plans Services

John Hancock Financial Services is a unit of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading Canadian-based financial services group. Operating through John Hancock in the United States, the company offers a diverse range of financial protection products and wealth management services through an extensive network of employees, agents and distribution partners. Already a leader in variable annuities, mutual funds and 401(k) products, John Hancock launched a Retirement Income & Rollover Solutions division. This business unit was specifically designed to create solutions that assist individuals achieve their lifetime retirement income goals. John Hancock Retirement Plan Services, a sister company with over 40,000 401(k) plans, ranks among industry leaders in the small to mid-sized market for employer sponsored retirement plans. The company distributes group retirement plan products through a specialized & highly skilled wholesaler force, TPAs and financial representatives. Its best-in-class service to both plan sponsors and participants is matched by its best in class pre & post-sale support to advisors.


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Tom Bruns
Divisional VP, John Hancock Retirement Plan Services

Tom Bruns is a Divisional Vice President for John Hancock Retirement Plan Services. He joined Manulife, now John Hancock, in September of 2003. Prior to Manulife, Mr. Bruns was the President of Kemper Retirement Plans, and later President of Scudder Distributors Inc. Prior to Kemper, Tom worked for Metropolitan Life and Aetna. He attended the University of Illinois and received his Bachelor's of Science in Biochemistry. Tom also attended Northwestern Kellogg Graduate School of Management where he earned his Masters of Management in Finance and Marketing. To help build homes and provide aid, he has led humanitarian groups to Honduras over the last eight years. Tom lives in the greater Chicago area and is the father of six children and one lovely wife.


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