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The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the addition of four extraordinary business leaders to the Chamber’s Board of Directors. The new committee members, Emanuel Alves, General Counsel at John Hancock, Dana Mendenhall, Vice President of Marketing & Strategy at Takeda Pharmaceutical, Adam Portnoy, President & CEO at RMR Group, and Steven C. Webb, Regional President at TD Bank, bring an intense commitment to the Chamber’s mission to create an inclusive economy and make Boston the best place for all people and all businesses to thrive.
Emanuel Alves, General Counsel, John Hancock
Emanuel (Manny) Alves is Senior Vice President and General Counsel for John Hancock, the U.S. division of Toronto-based Manulife. He is responsible for all aspects of the U.S. Law & Compliance department. Mr. Alves is also a member of the U.S. Leadership Team, the Manulife Global Leadership Team, and the Global Law, Compliance and Audit Leadership Team. In his 20 years at John Hancock, Mr. Alves has held a range of roles. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Counsel & Corporate Secretary for John Hancock. Prior to that, he was Corporate Secretary, governance and regulatory counsel and head of U.S. Law & Compliance Administration. Previous responsibilities include oversight of litigation and general corporate and securities law matters. He was appointed Corporate Secretary in 2003. Before joining the company, Mr. Alves worked for Brown, Rudnick, Freed and Gesmer as a litigation attorney.
Dana Mendenhall, Vice President, Marketing & Strategy, Takeda Pharmaceutical
Dana is a results-oriented, globally focused senior marketing executive with more than 20 years of progressive leadership roles, highlighted by a strong record of achievement in the healthcare industry. Dana’s many years of industry experience is uniquely diverse and includes increasing roles of responsibility in marketing, sales, strategic planning, operations, manufacturing, and engineering. Dana’s ability to translate technical expertise into vastly different disciplines demonstrates her flexibility and ease in identifying opportunities, defining and executing strategic visions, leading commercial execution, and accelerating revenue growth. Dana also successfully develops and executes cross- functional initiatives in diverse, multi-cultural environments to contribute to top and bottom-line profits while exploiting multi-layered challenges and improving organizational processes. A self-defined servant leader, Dana states her greatest passion is to develop, coach and inspires global talent to deliver unprecedented results while contributing to a common cause.
Adam Portnoy, President & CEO, RMR Group
Adam Portnoy is a Managing Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of The RMR Group (Nasdaq: RMR), an alternative asset management company with more than $32 billion of assets under management, a role he has held since 2005. Mr. Portnoy is the Chair of the RMR Executive Operating Committee, which is responsible for the strategic direction for RMR and its client companies. Mr. Portnoy also serves on the Boards of RMR’s managed companies, which include four equity REITs: Service Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SVC), Diversified Healthcare Trust (Nasdaq: DHC), Office Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq: OPI), Industrial Logistics Properties Trust (Nasdaq: ILPT); two mortgage REITs: Tremont Mortgage Trust (Nasdaq: TRMT), RMR Mortgage Trust (Nasdaq: RMRM); and three operating companies: Five Star Senior Living Inc. (Nasdaq: FVE), TravelCenters of America Inc. (Nasdaq: TA) and Sonesta International Hotels Corporation (private).
Steven C. Webb, Regional President, TD Bank
Steven C. Webb is Regional President for TD Bank’s Southern New England, which includes, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Upstate NY and part of Connecticut. Steve oversees all retail, small business, commercial and middle-market banking operations and lending services throughout the region. Steve has over 30 years of banking experience. Prior to his current position, he served as TD Bank’s Market President of Commercial Banking for New Hampshire, where he helped facilitate the growth of the bank’s commercial banking portfolio. Steve is an active member of the community. He is a member of Robert Morris Associates, a professional association of lending and credit risk professionals, serves as a Trustee for the Wentworth Douglass Health System, as Chairman of the New Hampshire Bankers Association, a former board member of the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire, and a former board member for the Granite United Way.
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