TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Sun Life is pleased to announce the
appointment of Carl Bang as president of Sun Life Investment Management
Inc. Bang is the executive leader responsible for investment strategy,
product, business development, client relationships and operations for
Sun Life's new third-party asset management business in Canada.
"Carl is a seasoned leader who brings deep investment knowledge and
business-building expertise to our team," said Steve Peacher,
President, Sun Life Investment Management and Chief Investment Officer,
Sun Life Financial.
Bang has an extensive background in building investment strategies and
operations; most recently as Chief Investment Officer of the Qatar
Foundation Endowment (QFE), one of the largest endowment funds in the
world. Prior to his role at QFE, Bang was Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer of State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) based in Paris, France.
Bang has also held the role of President, Senior Managing Director and
Chief Investment Officer for SSGA Canada.
The firm, formally announced on February 6, 2014 and launched April 1,
2014, currently offers three pooled funds focusing on private fixed
income, commercial mortgages and real estate assets. The firm also
provides asset management and investment advisory services to managed
"Carl will play a strategic leadership role as we grow our new business.
His industry insight and strong experience will help drive our Canadian
operations, offering our diverse investment solutions to institutional
investors in the country," said Peacher.
Carl holds an M.B.A. from the Schulich School of Business and is a CFA
About Sun Life Investment Management
Sun Life Investment Management is the brand name for an institutional
investment management arm of Sun Life Financial that includes Sun Life
Investment Management Inc. as well as the investment operations of Sun
Life Assurance Company of Canada (which manages approximately $100
billion in assets for its affiliated insurance companies).
Sun Life Investment Management Inc. provides investment solutions for
defined benefit pension plans and other institutional investors in
Canada, specializing in private asset class funds and liability driven
investment strategies. It is registered with the Canadian securities
commissions and regulatory authorities as a Portfolio Manager,
Investment Fund Manager, and Exempt Market Dealer.
Further information about Sun Life Investment Management Inc. and its
offerings is available at www.sunlifeinvestmentmanagement.com.
About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services
organization providing a diverse range of protection and wealth
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 March 31, 2014 the Sun
Life Financial group of companies had total assets under management of
$671 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.
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SOURCE: Sun Life Financial Inc.
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