Sun Life announces Tom Murphy to drive global institutional strategy

By The IJ Staff | August 22 2018 01:30PM

Tom Murphy

Sun Life Investment Management has announced the appointment of Tom Murphy as head of Affiliate Development and Business Strategy, a move aimed at driving the global business strategy for Sun Life Investment Management’s third-party institutional business.

Murphy has more than 25 years of global investment experience that includes building Mercer's European Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) business.

“We are thrilled to welcome Tom Murphy to Sun Life Investment Management,” said Steve Peacher, president, Sun Life Investment Management. “With over 25 years of experience in the investments industry, specifically building and leading OCIO and pension consulting businesses in Europe and North America for one of the world's largest investment consultants, Tom is well positioned to contribute toward our ambition of becoming a global institutional asset manager."  

Sun Life Investment Management has assets under management of more than US $47 billion. The group of companies across Sun Life Investment Management provide investment solutions to more than 800 institutional investors, including Total Return Fixed Income strategies, Liability Driven Investing strategies, Private Debt, Real Estate Debt and Equity and Leveraged Loan strategies.

Murphy holds a degree in Economics and Statistics from the University College Dublin and subsequently qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries. He also has an MBA from the Smurfit School of Business in Dublin.

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