Career profiles

Sun Life is a great place to realize your career goals. But don’t take our word for it. Our employees follow a variety of career paths, with many options along the way. Sun Life has something for everyone.

See for yourself what our employees say about working at Sun Life.

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Lysa Taylor-Kinch, RPN

Product Director, Group Benefits

“I feel supported and encouraged to be an active citizen in the community. It seems like every week I'm reading about some initiative, be it education or health or the arts, that Sun Life is supporting.”

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Janessa Strayer

Wholesale Issue Team Leader, Wholesale Issue

“Whether it's the launch of a new product, helping an advisor understand our process or providing support to team members, there is always something new and exciting waiting for me every day. The challenge makes working in my position fun, creative and never boring.”

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Elaad Keren

Senior Director, Private Fixed Income

“Sun Life Financial has thought of everything to make the transition as smooth as possible. From webcasts explaining the business to personalized phone calls ensuring you understand the benefits offered to you, it is clear that Sun Life Financial cares.”

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Roxane Cousineau

Associate Manager, National Operations, Sun Life Financial Distribution

“I have had many different roles at Sun Life. In all of them, I have learned a lot, I was presented with challenges that made me surpass myself and I was supported by amazing leaders.”

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Paul Russ

Assistant Vice-President, Client Solutions Centre

“I've had the opportunity to support the organization in a broad capacity on a variety of key initiatives and projects through many different roles. My experience at Sun Life has been very rewarding and it continues to bring challenging and interesting work.”

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Alexandra Barbu

Investment Solutions Executive, Group Retirement Services

“I can’t help but to come to work with a smile on my face each morning, even in the most challenging or busiest weeks. The management style and culture at Sun Life allow my entrepreneurial spirit to shine through and make it possible for me to grow, both professionally and personally.”

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Lydia Roy

Selection Compliance Consultant, Sun Life Financial Distribution

“I have worked in the industry for 35 years. Since I started working under the Sun Life Financial brand, my role has been constantly evolving. Teamwork is given top priority. I really enjoy the 'people' aspect of my role.”

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Isabelle Fortin

Team Leader, Individual Services Operations

“Sun Life Financial has confidence in me and is helping me fulfill my potential. I know that I am respected and the work I do is recognized, and that’s very important to me. The company even allowed me to set my own schedule, to make it easier for me to balance my work and my family life.”

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Romy Silva

Assistant Vice President, Canadian Actuarial Pricing, Canadian Actuarial

“I enjoy the opportunities that exist at a large company to move around and learn new things. Sun Life Financial has provided me with the chance to expand on the traditional actuarial work.”