André Bastian

Director, Distribution Channels

Portrait of André Bastian

André oversees the development and implementation of Manulife Private Wealth’s distribution strategies. He is currently responsible for growing key existing 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.

André has over 15 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 also 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.

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