MONTREAL, Sept. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial's Quebec President,
Isabelle Hudon, is pleased to announce the creation of the new position
of Senior Vice-President, Group Business, Quebec, and the appointment
of Robert Dumas to this role.
"As we seek to provide unmatched service and expertise to Quebec
businesses, we are especially proud to create this new Senior
Vice-President position in Montreal. A highly-regarded talent with
close to 30 years of experience and a deep understanding of the needs
and expectations of Quebec businesses is what Robert Dumas brings to
Sun Life Financial. We are excited that these tremendous strengths will
now be benefiting our Quebec clients," said Isabelle Hudon, President,
Sun Life Financial, Quebec.
A recognized retirement expert, Mr. Dumas will lead teams and direct
strategies in the Group Retirement Services and Group Benefits areas of
the company in Quebec. He joins Sun Life Financial's Quebec leadership
team after a notable career with Mercer, where as Senior Partner Group
Member he managed and developed the Retirement, Risk and Finance
practice for Canada and Latin America. In the past, he also coordinated
their Canada-wide market development activities. Robert Dumas holds a
bachelor's degree in actuarial science from Laval University and is a
Fellow of both the Society of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of
About Sun Life Financial
A leading international financial services organization, Sun Life
Financial has been working to bring financial security to Quebecers
since 1865. The company's 1600 employees and 700 advisors support
business relationships with 1.5 million Quebec clients, within
communities right across the province. 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 and
Bermuda. As of June 30, 2012, the Sun Life Financial group of companies
had total assets under management of CDN$496 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 ticker symbol "SLF".
SOURCE: Sun Life Financial Inc.
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