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Strategic Income Opportunities Fund (JIPAX)

Strategic Income Opportunities Management Team

The Fund is managed by a team of portfolio managers at John Hancock Asset Management, the Fund's subadvisor, under the supervision of John Hancock Advisers, LLC. The Fund's management team includes Daniel S. Janis III, Thomas C. Goggins, and Kisoo Park.

Daniel S. Janis III

Daniel S. Janis III
Biography

Daniel S. Janis, III is a senior managing director and senior portfolio manager at John Hancock Asset Management. He is the lead portfolio manager for the Income Fund and Strategic Income Opportunities Fund. His areas of expertise include foreign exchange, derivatives, and global economics. Prior to joining the firm, Dan was a vice president and proprietary risk manager for BankBoston. He also had been a vice president for Morgan Stanley in the foreign exchange department and managed their forward desk from 1991 to 1997. Dan holds a certification from the Association of International Bond Dealers.

Education

B.A. Harvard University

Experience

Joined team in 1999
Joined subadvisor in 2005
Joined advisor in 1999
Began business career in 1984

Thomas C. Goggins

Thomas C. Goggins
Biography

Thomas C. Goggins is a managing director and senior portfolio manager at John Hancock Asset Management. Tom is a member of the International Fixed Income, Global Fixed Income, and Strategic Fixed Income teams. Prior to joining the firm, Tom was director of research at Fontana Capital. He also held portfolio manager and lead analyst roles at SAC Capital, John Hancock, Putnam Investments, and Transamerica Investments.

Education

B.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A. Northwestern University

Experience

Joined team in 2009
Joined subadvisor in 2009
Began business career in 1989

Kisoo Park

Kisoo Park
Biography

Kisoo Park is a managing director and portfolio manager on the Global Multi-Sector Fixed Income team responsible for portfolio management and research of global bonds and currencies. Kisoo joined Manulife Asset Management from a hedge fund firm based in Hong Kong, where he was a founding member and COO. Prior to that, he was the CIO responsible for tactical asset allocation investing in global equities, fixed income, commodities, FX and interest rate asset classes at Prince Asset Management, Hong Kong. Kisoo’s career spans over 25 years of investment management experience at Bank of Montreal (Asia trading sales manager; Fleet National Bank (regional treasurer, Hong Kong); Morgan Stanley (trading) and Bank of New England, where he began his career specializing in treasury products, FX and interest rate trading.

Education

B.A. Tufts University

Experience

Joined team in 2015
Joined subadvisor in 2011 
Began business career in 1986

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