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Years of operation
1865: Charter received
1871: Commenced business
Canadian head office location
Number of employees in Canada
8,635 employees (at December 31, 2014)
3,930 Sun Life advisors and managers (at December 31, 2014)
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President, Sun Life Financial Canada
Interview topics include: Wealth management, retirement trends, Sun Life Financial Canada's strategy and quarterly results
Kevin 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 business in Canada.
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Executive Chair, Quebec and Senior Vice-President, Client Solutions
Interview topics include: Leadership insight, importance of managing well-being and financial life, women in business and senior positions
Isabelle Hudon is responsible for building further growth in Client Solutions, which is one of Sun Life Financial's businesses in Canada and a differentiator for the company nationally. As the new Executive Chair, Quebec, her mandate is to provide strategic input and support to the President, Sun Life Financial, Quebec.
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President, Sun Life Financial Quebec
Interview topics include: Sun Life Financial Canada's strategy in Quebec, risk management and financial strategies in retirement services
Robert Dumas joined Sun Life Financial in 2012. He is responsible for driving accelerated growth in the company's businesses in Quebec. Robert also oversees activities supporting the company's involvement in the community.
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President, Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc.
Interview topics include: Mutual fund industry in Canada, Sun Life Global Investments' strategy
Rick Headrick is President of Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc. In this role, Rick has overall responsibility for the development, management and growth of the investment company. He works with investment colleagues across Canada, the United States and Asia to encourage investment products development and facilitate the sharing of knowledge across Sun Life Financial's investment management community.
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Chief Investment Officer, Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc.
Interview topics include: Domestic and global economic trends, Canadian market commentary, investment trends, tips on investing, portfolio management and emerging markets
Sadiq Adatia is Chief Investment Officer for Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc. and manages the Sun Life Global Investments Portfolio Management Team. In this role, Sadiq is accountable for bringing clients the best in asset management and innovative solutions from around the world. He leverages his investment expertise to provide investment commentary to clients and media.
Individual Insurance and Investments
Senior Vice-President, Individual Insurance and Wealth
Interview topics include: Life, health and wealth planning, income strategies for baby boomers
Brigitte Parent is Senior Vice-President, Individual Insurance and Wealth for Sun Life Financial Canada. The individual business supports Canadians with financial, estate and retirement planning. In this role, Brigitte oversees the creation and distribution of insurance and wealth management products and solutions for individual insurance and investments. 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. An experienced leader, she is well known for her commitment to service excellence, innovation and building strong relationships with customers and advisors.
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Group Retirement Services
Senior Vice-President, Group Retirement Services
Interview topics include: Pensions, Pooled Registered Pension Plans, group retirement savings, workplace pension plans and pension reform
Tom Reid is Senior Vice-President, Group Retirement Services (GRS), Sun Life Financial Canada. In this role, Tom oversees Canada’s largest provider of defined contribution pension arrangements, covering over 1 million Canadians.
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Senior Vice-President, Group Benefits
Interview topics include: Workplace benefits, disability, wellness
Stuart Monteith joined Sun Life Financial in October 2008. In this role, he sets the direction for Group Benefits and oversees all business unit initiatives to ensure they are aligned with Sun Life Financial's overall goals.
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