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Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Sutcliffe

59 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Dean Connor

59 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Colm Freyne

2009 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Kevin Dougherty

2010 President - SLF Canada and Sun Life Global Investments

Daniel Fishbein

2014 President - SLF U.S.

Stephen Peacher

52 2016 President of Sun Life Investment Management

Kevin Strain

2012 President - Sun Life Financial Asia

Carolyn Blair

2015 Chief Human Resources & Communications Officer, Executive Vice President

Mark Saunders

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Claude Accum

2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Melissa Kennedy

2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Public Affairs Officer

Randolph Brown

2016 Chief Investment Officer

Scott Powers

56 2015 Director

William Anderson

66 2010 Independent Director

John Clappison

69 2006 Independent Director

Martin Glynn

63 2010 Independent Director

M. Marianne Harris

58 2013 Independent Director

Sara Lewis

48 2014 Independent Director

Real Raymond

66 2013 Independent Director

Hugh Segal

65 2009 Independent Director

Barbara Stymiest

59 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Sutcliffe

Mr. James Harry Sutcliffe is Independent Chairman of the Board of Sun Life Financial Inc. He was Group Chief Executive Officer of Old Mutual plc, an international savings and wealth management company, until he retired in September 2008. Prior to joining Old Mutual plc in January 2000, Mr. Sutcliffe spent most of his career with Prudential plc, an international retail financial services group. He is a Fellow of the U.K. Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. Mr. Sutcliffe was formerly a director of the U.K. Financial Reporting Council, Chairman of its Codes and Standards Committee, and Chairman of its Board for Actuarial Standards. He was part time Strategy Director of Quindell plc, from January to June 2015. Mr. Sutcliffe is involved with Friends of Michael Sobell House in the United Kingdom and Buffelshoek Trust in South Africa.

Dean Connor

Mr. Dean Arthur Connor is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Sun Life Financial Inc. Prior to his appointment in December 2011, he held progressively senior positions with those companies, including President, Chief Operating Officer, President of SLF Canada, and Executive Vice-President. Prior to joining the company in September 2006, Mr. Connor spent 28 years with Mercer Human Resource Consulting where he held numerous senior positions, most recently President for the Americas which encompassed Mercer’s operations in Canada, the U.S. and Latin America. Mr. Connor is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries. He is a trustee of the University Health Network, a director of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association and a member of the Ivey Advisory Board, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario. Mr. Connor holds an Honours Business Administration degree.

Colm Freyne

Mr. Colm Joseph Freyne is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Sun Life Financial Inc. He is responsible for the Company's finance, planning, taxation and investor relations activities and is a member of the Sun Life executive team. He had been Sun Life's Acting Chief Financial Officer since July 1, 2009. Mr. Freyne started his career with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Ireland. He moved to TD Bank Financial Group where he became Chief Accountant in 1998. Mr. Freyne joined Sun Life in 2003 and has managed enterprise functions as Chief Auditor and then Senior Vice-President and Controller.

Kevin Dougherty

Mr. Kevin P. Dougherty is President - SLF Canada and Sun Life Global Investments of Sun Life Financial Inc. Mr. Dougherty has experience across protection and businesses and has held a number of leadership roles since joining Sun Life in 1994. Mr. Dougherty leads largest business group providing insurance, wealth management including mutual funds, group retirement services and group benefits in Canada.

Daniel Fishbein

Dr. Daniel R. Fishbein is President - SLF U.S. of Sun Life Financial Inc. Dr. Fishbein, a 25-year veteran in the employee benefits and group life insurance industries. Dr. Fishbein joins Sun Life Financial from Aetna, where he most recently served as president, specialty businesses, with United States-wide responsibility for several industry-leading group benefits and voluntary businesses, including the company's group life insurance business. He is a graduate of the School of Medicine at Boston University. Prior to March 2014, Mr. Fishbein was President, Specialty Businesses, Aetna Inc.

Stephen Peacher

Mr. Stephen (Steve) Clarkson Peacher is President of Sun Life Investment Management of the Company. He served as Executive Vice President from October 13, 2009 to March 13, 2014, and was appointed as Chief Investment Officer on October 13, 2009. Mr. Peacher was Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income and Liquidity Strategies at Columbia Management Group. Mr. Peacher joins Sun Life Financial with over twenty years of credit and investment management experience in North American and international markets. Prior to October 2009, Mr. Peacher was Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income and Liquidity Strategies at Columbia Management Group. He has experience managing investment teams, portfolios and research across a range of assets, including public and structured bonds, investment-grade and high-yield corporates, emerging markets, and short-term instruments.

Kevin Strain

Mr. Kevin David Strain is President - Sun Life Financial Asia of Sun Life Financial Inc. Mr. Kevin, holds a Master’s degree in Accounting. He held senior finance positions in Sun Life’s Canadian operations and corporate office after joining Sun Life as part of the Clarica Life Insurance Company acquisition in 2002.

Carolyn Blair

Ms. Carolyn Diane Blair has been Chief Human Resources & Communications Officer, Executive Vice President of Sun Life Financial Inc. since July 29, 2015. Ms. Blair held senior banking and human resources positions with the TD Bank Group including Senior Vice-President, Human Resources, Canadian Banking and North American Credit Cards & Auto Finance, TD Canada Trust, from November 2010 to May 2012, Senior Vice-President, Human Resources, Wealth Management, Insurance & Global Development, TD Canada Trust, from November 2009 to November 2010 and Executive Vice-President (Senior VP, TD Bank Group), Human Resources, Personal & Commercial Banking, TD Bank NA, from November 2007 to November 2009.

Mark Saunders

Mr. Mark S. Saunders is Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Sun Life Financial Inc. Prior to March 2009, Mr. Saunders was Senior Technology Officer, Barclays Commercial Bank.

Claude Accum

Mr. Claude Alan Accum is Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of Sun Life Financial Inc.

Melissa Kennedy

Ms. Melissa J. Kennedy has been Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Public Affairs Officer of Sun Life Financial Inc. since May 4, 2015. Ms. Kennedy joined Sun Life from the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, where she most recently served as Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and Corporate Affairs. She began her career in private practice and has also worked in the enforcement branch at the Ontario Securities Commission and as Vice-President, Associate General Counsel for a Canadian bank. Kennedy was named Canada's General Counsel of the Year in 2012.

Randolph Brown

Mr. Randolph Brown is Chief Investment Officer of the Company. Brown has three decades of investment management experience at global financial institutions. Since 2007, he held several senior roles at Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management, most recently as Global Head of Insurance and Pension Solutions and as Head of Asset and Wealth Management for the UK region. Prior, he was Deutsche's Co-Chief Investment Officer responsible for a global investment staff of 750 and $1.2 trillion in assets, as well as the head of Deutsche Insurance Asset Management, managing money for insurance companies with over $200 billion of assets under management. His previous experience also included serving as BlackRock's Co-Head of Portfolio Management of its Financial Institutions Group, where he managed $120 billion in fixed income assets for a client base of more than 100 insurance companies and banks. Brown will assume the Chief Investment Officer responsibilities from Peacher, who previously held dual accountabilities and will now continue to focus on his role as President, Sun Life Investment Management. Since its launch in April 2014 , Sun Life Investment Management has grown significantly and now has a platform that comprises the investment operations of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada , Sun Life Investment Management Inc., Ryan Labs Asset Management Inc., Prime Advisors, Inc. and Bentall Kennedy Group. Brown will join Sun Life's Investment and Credit Risk Committee and will be a member of the Sun Life Investment Management Executive Team. He will be based in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts , and will report to Peacher. Brown holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Engineering, both in Electrical Engineering, from Cornell University . He also earned an MBA from Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management, where he was a Lester B. Knight Scholar.

Scott Powers

Mr. Scott F. Powers is Director of the Company. Mr. Powers was President and Chief Executive Officer of State Street Global Advisors until his retirement in August 2015. Before joining State Street in 2008, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Old Mutual Asset Management Plc, the U.S.-based global asset management business of Old Mutual plc. Prior to 2008, Mr. Powers held senior executive positions at Mellon Institutional Asset Management, BNY Mellon’s investment management business, and at The Boston Company Asset Management, LLC. He is a member of the Systemic Risk Council and the Advisory Board of the U.S. Institute of Institutional Investors. .

William Anderson

Mr. William D. Anderson, FCPA, FCA, is Independent Director of Sun Life Financial Inc. He was President of BCE Ventures, the strategic investment unit of the global telecommunications company BCE Inc., until he retired in December 2005. Mr. Anderson held senior positions including Chief Financial Officer of BCE Inc. and Bell Canada during his 14 years with that company. He spent 17 years with the public accounting firm KPMG, where he was a partner for nine years. Mr. Anderson was appointed a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario in October 2011 and is also a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

John Clappison

Mr. John Henry Clappison FCPA, FCA, is Independent Director of Sun Life Financial Inc. He was Greater Toronto Area Managing Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, chartered accountants, until he retired in December 2005. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and spent his career in public accounting. In addition to the public company boards listed here, Mr. Clappison is a director of Summitt Energy Inc. and involved with the Face the Future Foundation, Shaw Festival Theatre Endowment Foundation and The Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall Endowment Foundation. He is a member of the Canadian Audit Committee Network. Mr. Clappison became Chair of the Governance, Nomination and Investment Committee and ceased to be Chair of the Risk Review Committee on May 6, 2015.

Martin Glynn

Mr. Martin John Gardner Glynn is Independent Director of Sun Life Financial Inc. Mr. Glynn was President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bank USA until his retirement in 2006. During his 24 years with HSBC, an international banking and financial services organization, Mr. Glynn held senior positions including President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Bank Canada. He is a director of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board and is involved with the UBC Investment Management Trust Inc., VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation, The American Patrons of the National Library and Galleries of Scotland and SMRU Consulting Group. Mr. Glynn has a Master of Business Administration degree.

M. Marianne Harris

Ms. M. Marianne Harris is Independent Director of Sun Life Financial Inc. She was Managing Director and President, Corporate and Investment Banking, Merrill Lynch Canada, Inc., an international banking and financial services organization, until October 2013. She held progressively senior positions during her 13-year career with Merrill Lynch and affiliated companies in Canada and the U.S., including President, Global Markets and Investment Banking, Canada, Head of Financial Institutions Group, Americas and Head of Financial Institutions, Canada. Before joining Merrill Lynch, Ms. Harris held various investment banking positions with RBC Capital Markets from 1984 to 2000, including Head of the Financial Institutions Group. She is Chair of the Board of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Schulich School of Business and a member of the Advisory Council for The Hennick Centre for Business and Law. Ms. Harris has a Master of Business Administration degree and a Juris Doctorate.

Sara Lewis

Ms. Sara Grootwassink Lewis, CPA is Independent Director of Sun Life Financial Inc. Ms. Lewis is Chief Executive Officer of Lewis Corporate Advisors, LLC, a capital markets advisory firm. Prior to 2009, she held progressively senior positions during her seven-year career with Washington Real Estate Investment Trust, a publicly traded real estate investment trust, including Executive Vice-President, and was Chief Financial Officer from 2002 to 2009. In addition to the public companies listed below, Ms. Lewis serves on the Leadership Board and Governance Working Group for the United States Chamber of Commerce – Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness, and is a member of the Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. She is a National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow, a member of the Tapestry West Audit Committee Network and the Audit Committee Roundtable of Orange County. Ms. Lewis is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Real Raymond

Mr. Real Raymond is Independent Director of Sun Life Financial Inc. Mr. Raymond is the Chairman of the Board of Métro Inc., a food and pharmaceutical distributor and the Chairman of the Board of Héroux-Devtek Inc., a global supplier of aircraft landing gear. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank of Canada, a financing corporation and bank, until he retired in May 2007. Mr. Raymond held senior positions with National Bank of Canada during his 37 year career including President, Personal and Commercial Banking and President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition to the public company boards listed here, he was Chairman of the board of directors of Aéroports de Montréal until September 2015 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers. Mr. Raymond received an honorary doctorate from Université du Québec à Montréal School of Management in May 2007 and served as Chancellor of Université du Québec à Montréal from October 2008 until October 2013. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree.

Hugh Segal

The Honourable Senator Hugh D. Segal, CM, is Independent Director of Sun Life Financial Inc. Mr. Segal is Master of Massey College, University of Toronto. He was a Canadian senator from 2005 until July 2014. Before that he was President & Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Research on Public Policy. He was formerly Vice-Chair of the Institute of Canadian Advertising. Mr. Segal is a Senior Advisor at Aird & Berlis LLP and an Advisory Council Member of Wellington Financial LP. He is a Senior Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto and a Senior Fellow at the Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute. Mr. Segal is an Honourary Captain of the Royal Canadian Navy and Chair of the Navy League of Canada. He received the Order of Canada in 2003.

Barbara Stymiest

Ms. Barbara G. Stymiest is Independent Director of Sun Life Financial Inc. Ms. Stymiest was Chair of BlackBerry Limited, a global provider of wireless products and services, from January 2012 until November 2013. She was a member of the Group Executive at Royal Bank of Canada, an international banking and financial services organization, from 2004 until June 2011. From 2009 Ms. Stymiest was Royal Bank’s Group Head, Strategy, Treasury and Corporate Services and prior to that served as its Chief Operating Officer. Prior to 2004 she held senior positions in the financial services sector including Chief Executive Officer, TSX Group Inc., Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, BMO Nesbitt Burns, and Partner, Financial Services Group, Ernst & Young LLP. Ms. Stymiest is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and received an Award of Outstanding Merit from that organization in 2011. In addition to the public company boards listed here, she is the Chair of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and a trustee of University Health Network. She holds an Honours Business Administration degree.