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Chris Denys

Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

Chris Denys is Chief Financial Officer for Sun Life Financial Canada and a member of the global Finance team. In this role, Chris is focused on accelerating the growth and momentum of Sun Life Financial’s Canadian business groups. He will also continue to execute on the Canadian strategy, deliver on growth targets and increase productivity through The Brighter Way.

Chris has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, holding senior management positions in a variety of businesses including retail, reinsurance and group benefits. Prior to assuming his current role, Chris was Senior Vice-President, Client Solutions for Sun Life Financial Canada, overseeing the Client Solutions business, providing wealth and protection solutions and utilizing direct capabilities in product management, distribution and marketing to deepen customer relationships.

Previous roles include Vice-President, Sponsored Markets and Finance for Client Solutions and Vice-President, Group Benefits Finance, where he held overall leadership for the actuarial and finance functions within Group Benefits as well as Chief Actuary for a Canadian reinsurance company.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, and is a Fellow of both the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA) and the Society of Actuaries (FSA).

 Chris Denys biography