International executive team
Dean A. Connor
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sun Life Financial
Dean Connor was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer effective December 1, 2011 and is a member of the company's Board of Directors. Dean joined Sun Life in 2006.
Claude A. Accum
Executive Vice-President and Chief Risk Officer, Corporate Actuarial and Risk Management
Claude is responsible for Sun Life's Risk Management, Actuarial and Asset/Liability Management functions. He joined the company in 1983 and was appointed to his current role in 2012.
Carolyn (Carrie) Blair
Carrie is responsible for Sun Life's human resources programs and governance enterprise-wide. She joined the company in 2012.
Thomas A. Bogart
Executive Vice-President, Corporate Development and General Counsel
Tom joined Sun Life in 1998. He has responsibility for strategic corporate development, law and compliance organization-wide, as well as the corporate secretarial function.
Mary De Paoli
Executive Vice-President, Public & Corporate Affairs and Chief Marketing Officer
Mary is responsible for Sun Life's brand, marketing, digital and public & corporate affairs activities globally and for leading the company's focus on its customers. She joined Sun Life in 1999.
Kevin P. Dougherty
President, Sun Life Financial Canada
Kevin joined the company in 1994. He is responsible for Sun Life’s group benefits, group retirement services, individual wealth and insurance and investment management businesses in Canada.
Colm J. Freyne
Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
As CFO, Colm is responsible for the company's worldwide finance, planning, taxation and investor relations functions. He was appointed CFO in 2009.
Stephen C. Peacher
Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer
Steve is responsible for the strategy, development and performance of our invested asset portfolio and our large team of investment professionals. He joined Sun Life in 2009.
Mark S. Saunders
Executive Vice-President and Chief Information Officer
Mark is responsible for all aspects of enterprise information technology and oversees many of the company's shared business services. He joined Sun Life in 2009.
Kevin D. Strain
President, Sun Life Financial Asia
Kevin is responsible for Sun Life’s interests in Asia, including identifying opportunities for growth in the region and managing the Company’s relationships with its partners. He joined Sun Life in Canada in 2002 as part of its acquisition of Clarica.
Westley V. Thompson
President, Sun Life Financial U.S.
Wes is responsible for the company’s U.S. insurance operations which include a leading employee group insurance business, an expanding voluntary benefits business and large in-force blocks of individual life insurance and annuities. The company’s Bermuda operations also report to Wes. He joined Sun Life in 2008.