TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada ("Sun Life") has been named one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers for 2015.
"With a rich history in the Waterloo region, spanning over a century, we're proud to be recognized as a top employer," says Kevin Dougherty, President, Sun Life Financial Canada. "We are committed to our employees and to growing our business to meet our evolving customer needs. As one of the largest employers in the region, we provide our employees with opportunities to develop and realize their career aspirations while contributing to Sun Life's success."
Several factors that contributed to Sun Life being selected as a top employer in the Waterloo region include:
- A collaborative culture that fuels high performance while supporting work-life balance.
- Competitive compensation, benefits and incentives, including a share purchase and pension plan and assistance with retirement planning.
- Aligning performance to compensation which ensures top performers are rewarded for their contributions.
Sun Life is one of 15 companies across all industry sectors to make the list. For further information on the selection process, visit www.canadastop100.com/waterloo.
In addition to being recognized as a top employer in Waterloo, Sun Life Financial is recognized on the 2014 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America. Sun Life Financial is also on the Corporate Knights 2014 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list, as well as having been named the "Most Trusted Life Insurance Company" according to the Reader's Digest 2014 Trusted Brands Survey.
About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sun Life Financial Inc. and is a member of the Sun Life Financial group of companies.
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 key 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, 2014 the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets under management of $698 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 Canada
For further information: Media Relations Contact: Alessandra Nigro, Senior Communications Specialist, Corporate Communications, T. 416.979.4884, [email protected]