MONTREAL, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Standard Life announces the
appointment of two industry experts to boost its Retail Markets
Business Development team and expand its Group Insurance team.
Barbara Foy-Pilchner joined Standard Life as Vice-President and National
Director, Strategic Accounts, Retail Markets. In this newly created
position, Mrs.Foy-Plichner manages relationships with key industry
partners to promote Standard Life's investment and insured-money
products to a broad client base including the Mutual Fund Dealers
Association of Canada (MFDA), the Investment Industry Regulatory
Organisation of Canada (IIROC) and the Managing General Agencies (MGA)
channels. She holds an Honors BA in Economics from the University of
Toronto and brings over 15 years of experience in the financial
Lyna Gendron was appointed Associate Vice-President, Pricing and
Underwriting, Group Insurance. Mrs. Gendron brings 15 years of life
insurance experience to Standard Life. She holds a Bachelor's degree in
Actuarial Science from Laval University (Québec City), is a Fellow of
the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries; she
is also a member of the CFA Institute.
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About Standard Life
Standard Life provides long-term savings, investment and insurance
solutions to more than 1.4 million Canadians, including group
retirement and insurance plan members. Standard Life in Canada has been
doing business for 180 years and has approximately 2,000 employees. It
operates under Standard Life Financial Inc., which wholly owns The
Standard Life Assurance Company of Canada and Standard Life Mutual
Standard Life Financial Inc. is the largest operation outside the United
Kingdom of Standard Life plc, its parent company headquartered in
Edinburgh, Scotland. Standard Life plc has around 6 million customers
worldwide and operates in the UK, Canada, Europe, Asia, the Middle East
and globally with Standard Life Investments Ltd.
Standard Life plc had $396 billion in assets under administration,
including $46.1 billion in Canada through Standard Life Financial Inc.
(at September 30, 2013).
SOURCE: Standard Life
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