by Stephani Simmons
August 28, 2017
Assistant Vice President, Government Relations,
John Hancock Life Insurance Company
Marie Roche is Assistant Vice President of Government Relations at John Hancock. Previously she led the Contracts and Legislative Services which was responsible for the contractual product development and filing of John Hancock’s Life and Long-Term Care Insurance portfolios, compliance and state relations. Marie has more than 38 years of insurance product development and compliance experience at John Hancock, the last 24-years focused on individual/group long-term care insurance.
She is the current Chairperson of AHIP’s Long-Term Care Regulatory Work Group, a past Chairperson of the American Council of Life Insurers Long-Term Care Committee, a past member of the Interstate Compact’s Industry Advisory Board as well as a member of numerous industry committees. Marie is widely recognized within the industry and by regulators as an expert on insurance, long-term care, regulatory / compliance / state filing and long-term care Partnership matters.
Marie received both a B.A. in Political Science and M.B.A. from Boston College and a J.D. from New England School of Law. Marie is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar.