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Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Anderson

68 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Dean Connor

61 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kevin Strain

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Claude Accum

2017 President - SLF Asia

Daniel Fishbein

2014 President - SLF U.S.

Jacques Goulet

2018 President - Sun Life Financial Canada

Stephen Peacher

54 2016 President - Sun Life Investment Management

Carolyn Blair

2015 Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer, Executive Vice President

Mark Saunders

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Colm Freyne

2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Kevin Dougherty

2018 Executive Vice President - Innovation and Partnerships

Linda Dougherty

2017 Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Global Marketing

Melissa Kennedy

2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Public Affairs Officer

Troy Krushel

2017 Vice-President, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Stephanie Coyles

51 2017 Independent Director

Martin Glynn

66 2010 Independent Director

M. Marianne Harris

60 2013 Independent Director

Sara Lewis

50 2014 Independent Director

Christopher McCormick

62 2017 Independent Director

Scott Powers

58 2015 Independent Director

Real Raymond

67 2013 Independent Director

Hugh Segal

67 2009 Independent Director

Barbara Stymiest

61 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Anderson

Mr. William D. Anderson, FCPA, FCA, is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Anderson is the Chairman of the Boards of Sun Life Financial and Sun Life Assurance. 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

Dean Connor

Mr. Dean Arthur Connor is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Sun Life Financial Inc. Mr. Connor is President & Chief Executive Officer of Sun Life Financial and Sun Life Assurance. He was named Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year® for 2017 and was named Ivey Business Leader of the Year in February 2018 by the Ivey Business School. 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. 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 in Toronto, a director of the Business Council of Canada and the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association. Mr. Connor is a member of the Ivey Advisory Board, Ivey Business School, Western University and the Asia Business Leaders Advisory Council. He holds an Honours Business Administration degree.

Kevin Strain

Mr. Kevin David Strain is an Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. On May 29, 2017, Mr. Strain was appointed Executive Vice-President and CFO and is responsible for overseeing a portfolio of functions including Finance, Taxation, Capital, Investor Relations, Enterprise Services and Corporate Development. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Strain was President, SLF Asia, and has held several senior roles in the Corporate Office and the Canadian business including SVP, Individual Insurance and Investments, VP Investor Relations, VP Individual Finance and VP of Clarica’s Pension business.

Claude Accum

Daniel Fishbein

Dr. Daniel R. Fishbein is President - SLF U.S. of Sun Life Financial Inc. Mr. Fishbein has been our President, SLF U.S. since March 17, 2014 and is responsible for leading our United States insurance businesses, which include a stop-loss and employee benefits business, a voluntary benefits business and in-force blocks of individual life insurance.

Jacques Goulet

Mr. Jacques Goulet is President - Sun Life Financial Canada of the Company. Jacques is joining Sun Life Financial from Mercer, where he is President, Health and Wealth, with responsibility for the firm's global retirement, health, investment consulting, and investment management businesses. These businesses generate overUS$3.6 billionof revenue, serving clients in over 100 countries around the globe.

Stephen Peacher

Mr. Stephen (Steve) Clarkson Peacher is President - Sun Life Investment Management of the Company. Mr. Peacher became our EVP and Chief Investment Officer on October 13, 2009, and on January 11, 2016 was appointed President, Sun Life Investment Management with responsibility for the strategy, development and performance of our invested asset portfolio, MFS Investment Management and Sun Life Investment Management, and our third party institutional asset management business which includes the Bentall Kennedy group of companies, Prime Advisors, Inc., Ryan Labs Asset Management Inc. and Sun Life Institutional Investments (Canada) Inc.

Carolyn Blair

Ms. Carolyn Diane Blair is Chief Human Resources and 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 the Company. Prior to March 2009, Mr. Saunders was Senior Technology Officer, Barclays Commercial Bank.

Colm Freyne

Mr. Colm Joseph Freyne is an Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of the Company. 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 Executive Vice President - Innovation and Partnerships of the Company. Mr. Dougherty was our President, SLF Canada from January 1, 2010 to January 14, 2018 and he led our largest business group providing insurance, wealth management including mutual funds, group retirement services and group benefits in Canada. On January 15, 2018, Mr. Dougherty took on the role of Executive Vice-President, Innovation & Partnerships

Linda Dougherty

Melissa Kennedy

Ms. Melissa J. Kennedy is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Public Affairs Officer of the Company. 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.

Troy Krushel

Stephanie Coyles

Mrs. Stephanie Lynne Coyles is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Coyles is a corporate director. Her background is as a strategic consultant and advisor who has worked with a diverse clientele across North America, including retail, consumer distribution, private equity and business consulting organizations. She was previously Chief Strategic Officer at LoyaltyOne Co. from 2008 to 2012 and a principal at McKinsey & Company Canada from 2000 to 2008. In addition to the public company board listed below, Ms. Coyles serves on the advisory board of Reliant Web Hosting Inc. and on the board of The Earth Rangers Foundation. She holds a Master in Public Policy degree.

Martin Glynn

Mr. Martin John Gardner Glynn is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Glynn, a corporate director, 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 Chair Designate and a director of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, a director of The American Patrons of the National Library and Galleries of Scotland and SMRU Consulting Group and is an advisor of Second City Real Estate Fund II Corporation and Balfour Pacific Real Estate IV, Limited Partnership. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree.

M. Marianne Harris

Ms. M. Marianne Harris is Independent Director of the Company. She is a corporate director, 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 holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Juris Doctorate

Sara Lewis

Ms. Sara Grootwassink Lewis, CPA is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Lewis is a corporate director and Chief Executive Officer of Lewis Corporate Advisors, 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 company boards 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 Trustee of The Brookings Institution. She is a National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow and a member of the Tapestry West Audit Committee Network. Ms. Lewis is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Christopher McCormick

Mr. Christopher J. McCormick is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McCormick, a corporate director, was President and Chief Executive Officer of L.L.Bean, Inc., a multichannel outdoor gear and apparel retailer, from 2001 until March 2016. He held senior positions with LL.Bean, Inc. during his 34-year career including Chief Operating Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, Senior Vice-President of Advertising and Direct Marketing and General Manager of Women’s Division. Mr. McCormick was a trustee of the Maine Community College System, a director of National Retail Federation and a member of the Fairfield University’s Advisory Board. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.

Scott Powers

Mr. Scott F. Powers is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Powers, a corporate director, 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.

Real Raymond

Mr. Real Raymond is no longer Independent Director of Sun Life Financial Inc effective on May 9, 2018. He 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

Hugh Segal

Mr. Hugh D. Segal, CM, is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Segal is Principal of Massey College, University of Toronto. He was a Canadian senator from 2005 to July 2014. Before that Mr. Segal 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. He is a Distinguished Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, a Distinguished Fellow at the School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University and a Senior Fellow at the Canadian Institute of Global Affairs. Mr. Segal is an Honorary Captain of the Royal Canadian Navy, an Honorary Captain of the Canadian Forces College, Chair of The NATO Association of Canada and Honorary Chair of the Navy League of Canada. He is an officer of the Order of Canada and a member of the Order of Ontario.

Barbara Stymiest

Ms. Barbara G. Stymiest is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Stymiest, a corporate director, was Chair of BlackBerry Limited, a global provider of wireless products and services, from January 2012 to November 2013. She was a member of the Group Executive at Royal Bank of Canada, an international banking and financial services organization, from 2004 to 2011. Ms. Stymiest was Royal Bank’s Group Head, Strategy, Treasury and Corporate Services from 2010 to June 2011 and Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2009. Prior to that 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 below, she is the Chair of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and the Vice-Chair of the University Health Network in Toronto. She holds an Honours Business Administration degree.