Sun Life Financial announces executive changes

By Staff | March 28, 2017 | Last updated on March 28, 2017
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Sun Life Financial has announced the following three changes to its executive team, effective May 29, 2017.

  • Kevin Strain, currently president of Sun Life Financial Asia, will become executive vice-president and CFO.
  • Claude Accum, currently executive vice-president & chief risk officer, will assume the role of president of Sun Life Financial Asia.
  • Colm Freyne, currently executive vice-president and CFO, will become executive vice-president and chief risk officer.

The following executives will continue to serve as members of president and CEO Dean Connor’s executive team:

  • Kevin Dougherty, president, Sun Life Financial Canada
  • Dan Fishbein, president, Sun Life Financial U.S.
  • Steve Peacher, president, Sun Life Investment Management
  • Carrie Blair, executive vice-president, Chief Human Resources & Communications Officer
  • Melissa Kennedy, executive vice-president, Chief Legal Officer & Public Affairs
  • Mark Saunders, executive vice-president & Chief Information Officer staff


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