Author - Allan Hackney
Allan Hackney is SVP & Chief Information Officer – John Hancock Financial Services with oversight of the company’s technical teams. In this role, Allan is accountable for developing and executing strategies that increase productivity and efficiency, improve operating risk management and enhance the technical talent across the enterprise. As a catalyst for change, he is also responsible for increasing the value obtained from the Company’s investment in people, technology and service providers.
Allan joined John Hancock from AIG Consumer Finance Group where, as CIO, he championed the effort to reposition autonomous banking and lending operations into a more integrated global expansion platform to enable significant expansion. Previously, he was SVP of IT for Bank of America Commercial Finance.
Allan started his career at GE, where he held a number of leadership positions in the USA and Japan for GE Capital’s global consumer finance business, led more than 50 global IT due diligence and M&A integration transactions, and headed GE Capital’s initiative to launch Six Sigma across its IT function.
Allan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Colgate University. He is on the Regional Board of buildOn, a non-profit organization that empowers youth in the U.S. to make a positive difference in their communities while helping people of developing countries increase their self-reliance through education. Allan is also on the Board of Common Impact, which connects the talents of employees in America's leading companies with high-potential nonprofits poised to solve social problems.