Standard Life announces four new senior managers

MONTREAL, May 14, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Standard Life Assurance Company of 
Canada ("Standard Life") announced today four senior management appointments. 
Charles Guay, President and Chief Executive Officer of Standard Life said: 
"These appointments strengthen the depth of our leadership team. These new 
senior management members will play a vital role in helping to achieve our 
strategic objectives and to position us as a leading provider of long-term 
savings and investment solutions." 
Graham Rowan, Senior Vice-President, Technology Mr. Rowan is responsible for 
all aspects of technology strategy, planning, delivery and operations, 
including the integration of emerging technologies to leverage the company's 
innovative product and service offerings. 
Mr. Rowan has more than 20 years experience shaping and delivering programs, 
partnerships and commercial contracts in the financial services and human 
resources sectors. He joined Standard Life in 2011 as the Head of IT and 
Shared Services at its UK operations. 
Marketing and Customer Solutions
Yanic Chagnon, Vice-President, Retail Solutions
Philippe Toupin, Vice-President, Group Solutions
Within their respective target markets, Messrs Chagnon and Toupin are 
responsible for developing and managing customer-led solutions which continue 
to differentiate Standard Life's product and service offerings. They report to 
Mr. Michel Fortin, Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Customer Solutions. 
Mr. Chagnon has more than 18 years experience in the financial services 
sector. He previously served as senior manager of retail investment products 
and as vice-president of investment solutions at a major Canadian bank. 
Mr. Toupin has more than 24 years experience as a consultant in group 
benefits. For the last 13 years, he worked with a global, professional 
services company. 
Christine Potvin, Vice-President, Business Change and Delivery Ms. Potvin will 
oversee collaboration between Standard Life's Business Change and Delivery 
Centre and other operational activities. She will also define the required 
partnerships to plan, monitor and deliver the company's large portfolio of 
business projects. 
Ms. Potvin joined Standard Life in 2001 and most recently served as 
Vice-President, Customer Experience, Group Insurance. She reports to Ms. 
Sophie Fortin, Senior Vice-President, People, Business Change and 
Communications. 
About Standard Life
Standard Life plc is a leading long-term savings and investment company 
headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland. Standard Life has around six million 
customers worldwide and operates in the United Kingdom, Europe, North America 
and Asia, and globally with Standard Life Investments Ltd. 
In Canada, Standard Life has been doing business for 180 years. It operates 
under Standard Life Financial Inc., which wholly owns The Standard Life 
Assurance Company of Canada and Standard Life Mutual Funds Ltd. It is Standard 
Life plc's largest operation outside the UK with about 2,000 employees. It 
provides long-term savings, investment and insurance solutions to more than 
1.4 million Canadians, including group retirement and insurance plan members. 
As of March 31, 2013, Standard Life plc had $360 billion in assets under 
administration, including $46billion in Canada through Standard Life 
Financial. 
Geoffrey King 514-499-7999, ext. 8150 geoffrey.king@standardlife.ca 
Image with caption: "Graham Rowan, Senior Vice-President, Technology, Standard 
Life (CNW Group/STANDARD LIFE)". Image available at:  
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Image with caption: "Yanic Chagnon, Vice-President, Retail Solutions, 
Marketing and Customer Solutions, Standard Life (CNW Group/STANDARD LIFE)". 
Image available at:  
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Image with caption: "Philippe Toupin, Vice-President, Group Solutions, 
Marketing and Customer Solutions, Standard Life (CNW Group/STANDARD LIFE)". 
Image available at:  
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Image with caption: "Christine Potvin, Vice-President, Business Change and 
Delivery, Standard Life (CNW Group/STANDARD LIFE)". Image available at:  
http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130514_C6603_PHOTO_EN_26675.jpg 
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