Effective Jan. 15, Sun Life Financial will make two management changes.

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Kevin Dougherty, currently president of Sun Life Financial Canada, will become executive vice-president, innovation and partnerships. In this newly created role, Dougherty will be responsible for multiple business units, including digital health solutions and the company’s reinsurance business.

The second change is Jacques Goulet will be appointed president of Sun Life Financial Canada. Goulet will come from Mercer, where he’s president of health and wealth, and oversees the firm’s global retirement, health, investment consulting and investment management businesses.

Dougherty and Goulet will report to Dean Connor, president and CEO of Sun Life Financial Inc.

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