Industry veteran Jordy Chilcott joins Sun Life Global Investments as new Head of Investment Distribution
Dec 15, 2017, 08:12 ET
TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Sun Life Global Investments is pleased to welcome Jordy W. Chilcott to the Sun Life Global Investments leadership team as Head of Investment Distribution. A seasoned retail and wealth management executive with more than 30 years' experience, Chilcott will bring his deep experience, industry insight and Client focus to the role.
Most recently, Chilcott served as Senior Vice President of Global Asset Management, Scotiabank, and President and Chief Executive Officer, Dynamic Funds. In these roles, he was responsible for overseeing multiple asset management companies across Canada, Mexico and Asia. Previously, Chilcott held a number of senior leadership roles at Dynamic Funds, Standard Life Mutual Funds and Investors Group, having begun his career as a securities trader.
"Jordy is well known and a strong force in the industry, bringing a great depth of experience and a real passion for distribution and Client service. We are thrilled to welcome him to our team," said Rick Headrick, President, Sun Life Global Investments. "Jordy joins us at a pivotal moment and key milestone in the company as we celebrate a big accomplishment – reaching $20 billion in assets under management in just seven years of operation."
In this role, Chilcott will be responsible for leading the distribution arm of Sun Life Global Investments' retail investment business and creating strategies to achieve sales growth across all retail investment products in Canada. He will oversee and lead the development and strategic growth of Sun Life Global Investments' dynamic distribution team and managing relationships with third party partners.
"It's truly impressive the growth Sun Life Global Investments has experienced in such a short time," said Chilcott. "I'm excited to join such a powerhouse team and help continue this great momentum as we help Clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives."
About Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc.
Sun Life Global Investments is a subsidiary of Sun Life Financial Inc. It offers Canadians a diverse lineup of mutual funds and innovative portfolio solutions, empowering them to pursue their financial goals at every life stage. We bring together the strength of one of Canada's most trusted names in financial services with some of the best asset managers from around the world to deliver a truly global investment platform. Sun Life Global Investments manages $20 billion on behalf of institutional and retail investors from coast to coast and is a member of the Sun Life Financial group of companies. For more information, visit www.sunlifeglobalinvestments.com or connect with us on Twitter @SLGI_Canada.
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 September 30, 2017, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of $934 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.
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