Eric Monteiro

Senior Vice-President, Group Retirement Services

As Senior Vice-President, Group Retirement Services, Eric leads Canada’s largest provider of workplace savings and retirement platforms, covering 1.3 million Canadians and over $125B in assets. Eric’s team is responsible for developing and delivering a wide range of products and services to meet the unique needs of Sun Life’s plan sponsors and plan members.

Since joining Sun Life in 2016, Eric has held several roles including Senior Vice-President, Chief Client Experience Officer for the Client Experience Office. In that role, he oversaw the creation and delivery of great Client experiences across all channels and businesses in Canada, as well as the rollover and in-plan wealth and insurance businesses. Before joining the Client Experience Office he was Chief Analytics and Engineering Officer for the Individual business.

Prior to joining Sun Life, Eric was Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer at Aimia Inc., the global leader in loyalty analytics and marketing. While at Aimia, he sat on the board of Fractal Analytics. Before joining Aimia, Eric was a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he spent 15 years serving clients across the financial services, telecom and tech sectors, focusing on technology, operations and strategic topics. Eric co-led the Digital McKinsey practice in Canada during his last years at the organization.

Eric sits on the Board of Directors for The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, one of the world’s leading cancer research and care organizations.

Born and raised in Brazil, Eric has a Robotics Engineering degree from The University of Sao Paulo, and an MBA with high-distinction from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He also has an ICD.D designation for Corporate Directors.