Sun Life Financial reshuffles executive team

By The IJ Staff | March 28 2017 10:30AM

Dean Connor, Sun Life's president and CEO.

Sun Life Financial has made three important changes to its executive team, announced Dean Connor, the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, March 27.

Kevin Strain, currently President, Sun Life Financial Asia, will become Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer. Claude Accum, currently Executive Vice-President & Chief Risk Officer, will assume the role of President, Sun Life Financial Asia and Colm Freyne, currently Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer, will become Executive Vice-President & Chief Risk Officer. The changes will be effective May 29, 2017.

Operating businesses in diverse geographies

"Today's announcement speaks to the depth and breadth of our leadership team, and supports continued execution of our Four Pillar strategy. Kevin, Claude and Colm each possess extensive Sun Life experience that will serve us well as they take on their new portfolios," said Connor. "These moves also highlight our ongoing focus on developing our people, including the unique experiences that come with operating businesses in diverse geographies around the world."