We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mathieu Tessier to the role of Senior Managing Director, Client Relationships & Innovation, Defined Benefit Solutions, effective April 6, 2020.
Mathieu brings extensive experience to this role, having been a member of Defined Benefit Solutions since 2015. For the last two years, he led the Client Relationships team and worked with Canadian plan sponsors to understand their DB pension challenges and develop innovative solutions to reduce their pension risk. He worked on several groundbreaking annuity deals and complex liability driven investment mandates.
In his new role, Mathieu continues to be responsible for all Client-facing aspects of DB Solutions, including market segmentation, business development, Client relationship management and marketing.
In addition, he will champion our strategic planning process and be responsible for driving our innovation priorities forward. These priorities include developing new Client solutions and continually evolving our longevity research.
Prior to joining Sun Life, Mathieu was a senior consultant at Willis Towers Watson, working in both Montreal and Los Angeles. Mathieu is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.