TORONTO, May 18 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF)
is pleased to announce that Richard H. Booth and Jon A. Boscia were
elected to the Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting of Common
Shareholders held this morning.
Mr. Booth is Vice-Chairman of Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, a global
risk management and reinsurance specialist and a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Mr. Booth was Chairman
of HSB Group, Inc., a specialty insurer and reinsurer, from 2000 to
2009 and President and Chief Executive Officer of HSB Group from 2000
to 2007. In 2008 and 2009 he was also Vice-Chairman, Transition
Planning and Chief Administration Officer of HSB's parent company,
American International Group. Mr. Booth has held progressively senior
positions in the insurance industry throughout his career. Mr. Booth is
a director of WorldBusiness Capital Inc. and an advisor to Century
Capital LLC. He is a certified public accountant, a chartered life
underwriter, a chartered financial consultant and a former member of
the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council and its Steering
Mr. Boscia is founder of Boardroom Advisors, LLC, a board governance
consultancy firm. From October 2008 to December 2010, he was President,
Sun Life Financial. Prior to 2008, he was Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer of Lincoln National Corporation, an international financial
services organization. During his 25 years with Lincoln National
Corporation, Mr. Boscia held several senior positions, including
Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer and President of
Lincoln National Life Insurance Company. Mr. Boscia has served on the
boards of various Sun Life Financial subsidiaries in the U.S., U.K.,
and Asia. Mr. Boscia is a trustee of Temple University.
About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services
organization providing a diverse range of protection and wealth
accumulation products and services to individuals and corporate
customers. 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 March 31, 2011, the Sun Life
Financial group of companies had total assets under management of $469
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.
SOURCE Sun Life Financial Inc.
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