André Bastian

Director, Distribution Channels

Portrait of André Bastian

André oversees the development and implementation of Manulife Private Wealth’s marketing and distribution strategies. He is currently responsible for growing existing key accounts, developing new business partnerships, and promoting the firm. These efforts are designed to help Manulife Private Wealth’s team of industry professionals grow and better service their client relationships. Manulife Private Wealth has achieved impressive asset growth through its strong partnerships with advisors and has demonstrated great success in building long lasting relationships with high-net-worth investors.

André has over fifteen years of experience in financial services, including both distribution and manufacturing sides of the business. Prior to his current role, he worked with a major independent investment dealer where he was responsible for advisor relations and business development for Eastern Canada.

André began his financial service career as an Investment Advisor with RBC Dominion Securities in Toronto, Ontario. Prior to joining the financial services industry he worked in government services, and today remains involved in the not-for-profit sector. A graduate of York University and the University of Westminster (London, UK) School of Law, André additionally holds a Master’s Degree in Leadership from the University of Guelph’s Graduate School of Business and Economics. André currently lives in Mississauga with his wife and two children and is an avid golfer.