Tasked with steering John Hancock Investments through a rapidly shifting market, its president and CEO Andrew Arnott says the first step was to find where the asset manager could change from within.

In a conversation with Money Management Executive, Arnott discusses the strategic decisions the firm made as it reengineered itself following its 2004 acquisition by Canadian insurer Manulife Financial. He also considers the challenges facing asset managers in answering alternative investment demand and even potential competition from technological innovation and new, non-traditional players entering the asset management space.

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