TORONTO, May 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE:
SLF) is pleased to announce that Réal Raymond was elected to the Board
of Directors at its annual meeting of common shareholders held this
Mr. Raymond spent his 37-year career with National Bank of Canada where
he was President and Chief Executive Officer from 2002 until he retired
in May 2007. He is a director of Heroux-Devtek Inc. and Metro Inc.,
both public companies. Mr. Raymond is also Chairman of the Board of
Directors of Aéroports de Montréal and a director of the Institute for
Research in Immunology and Cancer of the Université de Montréal.
Mr. Raymond is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers. He holds a
Master of Business Administration degree from Université du Québec à
Montréal. Mr. Raymond received an honorary doctorate from Université du
Québec à Montréal School of Management in May 2007, and in October 2008
he became Chancellor of Université du Québec à Montréal.
About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services
organization providing a diverse range of protection and wealth
accumulation products and services to individuals and corporate
customers. Chartered in 1865, Sun Life Financial and its partners today
have operations in key markets worldwide, including Canada, the United
States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan,
Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and
Bermuda. As of March 31, 2013, the Sun Life Financial group of
companies had total assets under management of C$571 billion. For more
information please visit www.sunlife.com.
Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and
Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.
Note to Editors: All figures in Canadian dollars.
SOURCE: Sun Life Financial Inc.
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