Sun Life Financial Names Andrew Darfoor Senior Vice President, SLF
WELLESLEY, Mass. -- September 5, 2013
Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF, TSX: SLF) today announced the appointment
of Andrew Darfoor as Senior Vice President, SLF International (Bermuda),
responsible for the company’s Bermuda operations and relationship management
activities for SLF International global distributors. Andrew reports to Wes
Thompson, President, Sun Life Financial U.S. SLF International markets
U.S.-dollar-denominated insurance and investment products designed
specifically for high-net-worth investors residing outside of the United
States, Canada, or Bermuda.
“Andrew brings a strong financial services background and a proven track
record of strategic business growth,” said Thompson. “He has built highly
successful international operations through a focus on global expansion,
profitability, customer service, and deep distribution relationships.”
Prior to this appointment, Andrew held a number of senior leadership roles at
Old Mutual PLC, a global international provider of investment and protection
solutions. Most recently he was President and CEO of Old Mutual (Bermuda)
Ltd., which provides insurance and investment solutions designed to meet the
financial needs of international investors. In that role, Andrew oversaw all
aspects of the business, including sales, marketing, investments, HR, finance,
actuarial, and operations. Andrew has also held international management
positions focused on strategy and business development at Credit Suisse AG,
UBS AG, and Ernst & Young LLP.
“SLF International provides a strong valuable proposition for our global
customers, and Andrew has the experience and expertise to help us shape and
execute our growth strategy,” added Thompson.
About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization
providing a diverse range of protection and wealth accumulation products and
services to individuals and corporate customers. Sun Life Financial and its
partners have operations in key markets worldwide, including Canada, the
United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan,
Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda.
Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and
Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF. Sun Life
Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE), and Philippine
(PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF. As of June 30, 2013, the
Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets under management of
C$591 billion. For more information, please visit www.sunlife.com.
Sun Life Financial Inc., the holding company for the Sun Life Financial group
of companies, is a public company. It is not an insurance company and does not
offer insurance products for sale in the United States or elsewhere, and does
not guarantee the obligations of its insurance company subsidiaries.
SLPC 25285, approved 9/13 (exp. 9/18)
Sun Life Financial
Tim Stone, 781-366-5376
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