Sun Life Financial announces election of directors

TORONTO, May 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) announced that the 11 nominees listed in the management information circular dated March 21, 2016 were elected as directors of Sun Life Financial. The detailed results of the vote held at its annual meeting of common shareholders today in Toronto are set out below.

Nominee       Votes For       % For       Votes Withheld       % Withheld
William D. Anderson       281,415,998        99.6%        1,100,069        0.4% 
John H. Clappison       281,791,635        99.7%        724,432        0.3% 
Dean A. Connor       282,005,930        99.8%        510,137        0.2% 
Martin J. G. Glynn        281,893,270       99.8%        622,797        0.2% 
M. Marianne Harris       282,012,851        99.8%        503,216        0.2% 
Sara G. Lewis       280,098,629        99.1%        2,417,438        0.9% 
Scott F. Powers       281,926,007        99.8%        590,060        0.2% 
Réal Raymond       281,908,905        99.8%        607,162        0.2% 
Hugh D. Segal, CM       281,838,635        99.8%        677,432        0.2% 
Barbara G. Stymiest       281,970,417        99.8%        545,650        0.2% 
James H. Sutcliffe       281,889,318        99.8%        626,749        0.2% 

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 has operations in a number of 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, 2016, the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets under management of $861 billion. For more information please visit

Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.

SOURCE Sun Life Financial Inc.

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