Sun Life Financial’s Canadian executive leadership shape the success and direction of our Canadian operations.
Their collective experience and talent ensure we provide the best possible products and services for our customers, and solid leadership and support to our employees. They also promote an environment of collaboration and innovative thought across the company.
Driven by passion and dedication, they help set us apart.
Canadian leader biographies
Sun Life Financial Canada
Kevin joined the company in 1994. As president of Sun Life Financial Canada, Kevin heads up the company’s Canadian operations, including our individual, group and investment management businesses.
President, Sun Life Financial, Quebec
Isabelle joined the company in 2010. She oversees activities that support the company's growth and commitment to the community in Quebec. Isabelle also ensures that our corporate strategy is delivered to best meet the needs of the Quebec market.
President, Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc.
Rick joined Sun Life Financial in 2004 and in 2010 became President of Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc. He has overall responsibility for the development, management and growth of the investment company.
Senior Vice-President, Client Solutions
Chris is responsible for overseeing the Client Solutions business, providing wealth and protection solutions and utilizing direct capabilities in product management, distribution and marketing to deepen customer relationships. He has worked in several of the company's Canadian businesses and assumed his present role in 2012.
Senior Vice-President, Group Benefits
Stuart directs our Group Benefits business, which provides group life and health insurance products to employers and other plan sponsors across Canada. Stuart joined the company in 2008.
Senior Vice-President, Individual Insurance and Investments
Brigitte leads Sun Life Financial's individual insurance and wealth management business and strategies, including further expansion in the wealth and retirement market and delivery of holistic financial advice to Canadians through its Career Sales Force and Third Party distribution channel. Brigitte joined Sun Life Financial in 1995.
Senior Vice-President, Group Retirement Services
Tom joined Sun Life Financial in 1994. Responsible for the direction of our Group Retirement Services business, he oversees Canada’s largest provider of defined contribution pension arrangements.
Senior Vice-President, Application Services, Enterprise Services
Phil joined the company in 2010. He is responsible for all application delivery supporting the company’s Canadian and Asian business groups, the Investments division and Sun Life’s head office.
Senior Vice-President, Operations
Jim joined the company in 2008. He is responsible for enhancing operational excellence and increasing efficiencies in our business across Canada.
Senior Vice-President, Sun Life Financial Career Sales Force
Vicken (Vic) is responsible for managing Sun Life Financial’s career sales force, encompassing over 3,600 advisors, managers, associate advisors and 400 staff across Canada. He joined Sun Life Financial in 1978.
Senior Vice-President and General Counsel
Bill joined the company in 1989. He is responsible for the legal affairs of the company’s business in Canada.
Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Paul is responsible for the financial management and business and strategic planning for the company’s Canadian business group. He has been with Sun Life Financial since 2000.
Senior Vice-President and Chief Credit Risk Officer
Candace heads the credit risk oversight function for Sun Life Financial's invested asset portfolio and other credit-related activities. She joined Sun Life Financial in 1987.
Senior Vice-President, Distribution and Marketing, Individual Insurance and Investments
Rocco is responsible for the development and execution of the distribution strategy for the wholesaling of individual insurance and wealth solutions, as well as the individual marketing strategy. He joined Sun Life Financial in 2004.
Vice-President, Human Resources
Sandy translates Canada’s business priorities into human resources strategies that meet the needs of the business and employees. She has been with Sun Life Financial since 1987.
Vice-President, Chief Actuary and Chief Risk Officer
Johanne is responsible for the oversight of SLF Canada’s actuarial and risk management functions. She joined Sun Life Financial in 2010.