Five new senior managers at Standard Life

MONTREAL, Sept. 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Standard Life Assurance Company of 
Canada ("Standard Life") is pleased to announce the appointment of five 
vice-presidents to the company's senior management team. 
Bruce Williams, Vice-President, Corporate Strategy and Development 
Bruce Williams recently joined Standard Life to lead corporate development for 
Canadian initiatives, such as joint ventures, alliances, partnerships, and 
mergers and acquisitions. 
Mr. Williams' professional background is in strategic consulting and retail, 
commercial and wealth management banking at the national and international 
levels. He has led front-line sales and service operations across various 
distribution channels and been responsible for finance, risk, marketing, 
electronic banking and compliance functions. His experience includes the 
implementation of transformational initiatives, such as start-ups and 
turnarounds, and the development of new markets and value propositions. 
Mr. Williams holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) degree from 
McGill University. 
Anouk Hébert, Vice-President, Group Insurance, Customer Experience 
Anouk Hébert is responsible for the delivery of health and absence management 
services across Canada. She also manages delivery of the company's Group 
Insurance claims services, provided by TELUS Health which supplies systems and 
services for group insurance claims at Standard Life. 
Ms. Hébert has extensive experience in group insurance and disability 
management. She joined Standard Life in 2000 and served as Associate 
Vice-President, Health and Absence Management, before being named 
vice-president. She began her career in health and disability management with 
a life insurance company. 
Ms. Hébert earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from the 
l'Université du Québec à Montréal. 
Christiane Vachon, Vice-President, Compliance, Financial Crime and Privacy 
Officer 
Christiane Vachon previously worked inprivate practice and as in-house 
counsel in Montréal and Toronto focusing on legal affairs, compliance, 
privacy and anti-money-laundering for financial institutions and securities 
dealers. 
Ms. Vachon holds a LLM (Business Law) from Osgoode Hall Law School, York 
University. She is a member of the Québec Bar and the Law Society of Upper 
Canada. 
Ingrid Gendreau, Vice-President, Legal Affairs 
Ingrid Gendreau joined Standard Life as Associate General Counsel in 2009 
specializing in contracts, reinsurance and real estate. She recently assumed 
additional responsibility for legal services related to products, litigation 
and claims. 
Ms. Gendreau began her legal career in private practice then worked in-house 
focusing on commercial, corporate and reinsurance matters. 
She is a graduate of the Faculty of Law, McGill University, where she obtained 
degrees in civil law (BCL) and common law (LLB). She is a member of the 
Québec Bar. 
Annie Pelchat, Vice-President, Total Rewards and Human Resources Operations 
Annie Pelchat is responsible for compensation, pension, group benefits, 
including health and wellness initiatives, as well as payroll and human 
resources information systems. She joined Standard Life in 2010 as Assistant 
Vice-President, Total Rewards. She previously worked in compensation in the 
banking sector. 
Ms. Pelchat holds a Bachelor of Industrial Relations (BSc) degree from the 
Université de Montréal and a Masters in Human Resources Management (MSc) 
from HEC Montréal. 
About Standard Life 
Standard Life provides long-term savings, investment and insurance solutions 
to more than 1.4 million Canadians, including group retirement and insurance 
plan members. 
Standard Life in Canada has been doing business for 180 years and has 
approximately 2,000 employees. It operates under Standard Life Financial Inc., 
which wholly owns The Standard Life Assurance Company of Canada and Standard 
Life Mutual Funds Ltd. 
Standard Life Financial is the largest operation outside of the United Kingdom 
of Standard Life plc, its parent company headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland. 
Standard Life plc has around six million customers worldwide and operates in 
the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, and globally with Standard Life 
Investments Ltd. 
As of June 30, 2013, Standard Life plc had $372.5 billion in assets under 
administration, including $45.4 billion in Canada through Standard Life 
Financial. 

SOURCE  STANDARD LIFE 
Geoffrey King 514-499-7999, ext. 8150 geoffrey.king@standardlife.ca 
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CO: STANDARD LIFE
ST: Quebec
NI: INS 2575 WNEWS  
-0- Sep/05/2013 19:36 GMT
 
 
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