Sun Life Financial announces election of directors

TORONTO, May 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) announced that the 12 nominees listed in the management information circular dated March 20, 2017 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.

Following the annual meeting, James H. Sutcliffe retired from the Board of Directors. He is succeeded as Chairman by William D. Anderson who has been a Director since 2010 and chair of the Company's Audit and Conduct Review Committee since 2012.

Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

William D. Anderson

275,645,807

99.0%

2,679,714

1.0%

Dean A. Connor

277,852,923

99.8%

472,598

0.2%

Stephanie L. Coyles

277,650,793

99.8%

674,728

0.2%

Martin J. G. Glynn

277,774,338

99.8%

551,183

0.2%

M. Marianne Harris

277,499,116

99.7%

826,405

0.3%

Sara G. Lewis

275,754,919

99.1%

2,570,602

0.9%

Christopher J. McCormick

277,588,532

99.7%

736,989

0.3%

Scott F. Powers

277,742,283

99.8%

583,238

0.2%

Réal Raymond

277,424,693

99.7%

900,828

0.3%

Hugh D. Segal

277,678,756

99.8%

646,765

0.2%

Barbara G. Stymiest

277,753,143

99.8%

572,378

0.2%

A. Greig Woodring

277,748,138

99.8%

577,383

0.2%

The voting results on all matters voted at the annual meeting of common shareholders held earlier today will be available shortly on www.sunlife.com and through Canadian and U.S. securities regulators at www.sedar.com and www.sec.gov, respectively.

About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate Clients. 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, 2017, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of $927 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.

Media Relations Contact:
Gannon Loftus
Director
Corporate Communications
T. 416-979-6345
gannon.loftus@sunlife.com 

Investor Relations Contact:
Greg Dilworth
Vice-President
Investor Relations
T. 416-979-6230
investor.relations@sunlife.com

SOURCE Sun Life Financial Inc.

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