Senior Vice-President, Individual Insurance & Wealth
Brigitte Parent is Senior Vice-President, Individual Insurance and Wealth for Sun Life Financial Canada. The Individual business supports Canadians with financial planning, estate planning and retirement planning. In this role, Brigitte oversees the creation and distribution of insurance and wealth management products and solutions for Individual Insurance and Wealth. She is responsible for steering the business unit’s strategy of delivering holistic advice through Sun Life’s Career Sales Force and Third Party distribution channel, as well as growing the wealth management business and retirement market. As an experienced leader, she is well known for her commitment to service excellence, innovation and building strong relationships with customers and advisors.
Brigitte joined Sun Life Financial in 1995 and has since held various senior-level positions throughout the Company. Prior to her current role, she was Senior Vice-President, Client Solutions. Brigitte was accountable for overseeing the Client Solutions business, providing new and existing clients with wealth and protection solutions, utilizing direct capabilities in product management, as well as distribution and marketing.
Brigitte also has extensive leadership experience within the Group Benefits business. From 2004 to 2008 she led the Group Benefits business for Sun Life Canada and from 2009 to 2011 she was Senior Vice-President, Group Benefits, International where she was accountable for driving additional growth in our group benefits and retirement business across international boundaries. Brigitte also lead the Clarica and Sun Life Group Benefits integration from 2001 to 2003.
Brigitte holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from École des Hautes Études Commerciales.