TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE:
SLF) is pleased to announce that Scott F. Powers has been appointed to
the Board of Directors effective October 30, 2015.
Mr. Powers has over three decades of experience leading and advising
firms in the investment management industry. From 2008 until his recent
retirement in 2015, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of
State Street Global Advisors. Before joining State Street, Mr. Powers
was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Old Mutual Asset
Management, the U.S.-based global asset management business of Old
Mutual plc. He has also previously held senior executive positions at
Mellon Institutional Asset Management, BNY Mellon's investment
management business, and at The Boston Company Asset Management, LLC.
Mr. Powers is a member of the Systemic Risk Council, an independent
organization of leading financial and legal experts in the U.S.
committed to addressing regulatory reform of capital markets that
promotes stable financial markets. He is also a member of the Advisory
Board of the U.S. Institute of Institutional Investors, an organization
established to serve the asset management sector as an international
"think tank" of senior executives.
Mr. Powers is a graduate of Harvard University with an A.B. in
About Sun Life Financial
Celebrating 150 years in 2015, 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 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 June 30, 2015, the Sun Life Financial group of
companies had total assets under management of $808 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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