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Kevin Dougherty

President
Sun Life Financial Canada

Kevin P. Dougherty is President of Sun Life Financial Canada. He is responsible for the company’s group benefits, group retirement services, individual wealth, insurance and investment management businesses in Canada.

Kevin joined Sun Life Financial in 1994 with extensive experience in the financial services industry. He assumed his current role in 2010, after holding a number of senior leadership positions across the company’s wealth, group and insurance businesses.

Kevin’s vision for Sun Life in Canada is focused upon its mission of helping customers achieve lifetime financial security, by offering every individual client, every group plan member, and every group plan sponsor, access to the best advice, the best service, and the full breadth of protection and wealth solutions provided through the company’s businesses. These include life insurance, health insurance, mutual funds, pensions, annuities, and financial and retirement planning, accessible at home, at work, or on the go.

Sun Life has number one positions in its primary businesses in Canada owing to its commitment to developing the best technology and the best employees and advisors to create a unique combination of high tech and high touch, which is at the heart of its business strategy. Kevin and his team plan to expand these market leadership positions in the coming years.

Kevin is actively involved in the industry as a member of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association, and in the community as a volunteer with the United Way of Toronto. He serves on the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management’s Financial Services Advisory Board and the Providence Healthcare Foundation Board. He is also on the Board of Governors of the Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall and a member of their Corporate Development Committee.

Kevin has a Master of Business Administration (International) from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, and an ICDD designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

 Kevin Dougherty biography