TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE:
SLF) is pleased to announce that M. Marianne Harris has been appointed
to the Board of Directors effective December 1, 2013.
Until recently, Ms. Harris was a Managing Director at the Bank of
America Merrill Lynch and President of Corporate and Investment Banking
at Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. Ms. Harris brings extensive financial
industry experience gained from over 29 years of advisory work in
Canada and the U.S., including her leadership roles at Merrill Lynch.
Before joining Merrill Lynch, Ms. Harris was Head of the Financial
Institutions Group at RBC Capital Markets.
Ms. Harris is Chair of the Board and a member of the Finance and Audit
Committee of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada.
She is a member of the Dean's Advisory Council for the Schulich School
of Business and the Advisory Council for The Hennick Centre for
Business and Law. She is also a director and Chair of the Investment
Committee for the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Ms. Harris has a
Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business
and a Juris Doctorate from Osgoode Hall Law School.
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. Sun Life Financial and its partners 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
September 30, 2013 the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total
assets under management of $590 billion. For more information please
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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