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Manulife Asia Lands a New Guinness World RecordsTM Title!



February 13, 2023



Manila ― Manulife Philippines, Manulife Business Processing Services (MBPS) and Manulife IT Delivery Center Asia (MITDC) are excited to announce that its #winningteam in Asia has set a new world record! 

On 9 February 2023, more than 500 colleagues across 12 of Manulife’s offices in Asia, including 100 in the Philippines, came together to build trophies out of interlocking building bricks, with awards for the fastest finishers in each market. 

The event, which symbolizes Manulife’s ambition and growth, was confirmed by Guinness World RecordsTM to represent a new record for the “most people building interlocking brick sculptures online and in a single venue simultaneously.”

“The Guinness World RecordsTM attempt was a fun and exciting way for our colleagues to engage with our ambition to be the leading Pan Asian life insurer. We were delighted to see so many colleagues come together for this record-breaking activity and we hope this will help to supercharge our teams towards another big year in 2023,” said Rahul Hora, Manulife Philippines President and CEO. 

Congratulations to Manulife Philippines’ Jonathan Feleo, MITDC’s Ron Del Rosario and MBPS’ David Andrew Beltran for being the fastest to complete the sculpture in the Philippines. 

Manulife has operated in Asia for more than 125 years and grown to be one of the biggest life insurers in the region. Manulife was named as one of the “Best Companies in Asia to Work For in Asia 2022” in five Asian markets because of its because of its excellence in promoting colleague engagement and workplace culture.


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About Manulife Philippines

The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company opened its doors for business in the Philippines in 1907. Since then, Manulife’s Philippine Branch and later The Manufacturers Life Insurance Co. (Phils.), Inc. (Manulife Philippines) has grown to become one of the leading life insurance companies in the country. Manulife Philippines is a wholly-owned domestic subsidiary of Manulife Financial Corporation, among the world’s largest life insurance companies by market capitalization. Learn more about Manulife Philippines and follow them on Facebook (, Twitter (@ManulifePH), and Instagram (@manulifeph).


About Manulife 

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services provider, helping people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we provide financial advice and insurance, operating as Manulife across Canada, Asia, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. Through Manulife Investment Management, the global brand for our Global Wealth and Asset Management segment, we serve individuals, institutions, and retirement plan members worldwide. At the end of 2021, we had more than 38,000 employees, over 119,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 33 million customers. We trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

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