Standard Life welcomes two industry veterans for its Retail Market team and
Group Insurance team
MONTREAL, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Standard Life announces the appointment
of two industry experts to boost its Retail Markets Business Development team
and expand its Group Insurance team.
Barbara Foy-Pilchner joined Standard Life as Vice-President and National
Director, Strategic Accounts, Retail Markets. In this newly created position,
Mrs.Foy-Plichner manages relationships with key industry partners to promote
Standard Life's investment and insured-money products to a broad client base
including the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA), the Investment
Industry Regulatory Organisation of Canada (IIROC) and the Managing General
Agencies (MGA) channels. She holds an Honors BA in Economics from the
University of Toronto and brings over 15 years of experience in the financial
Lyna Gendron was appointed Associate Vice-President, Pricing and Underwriting,
Group Insurance. Mrs. Gendron brings 15 years of life insurance experience to
Standard Life. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from Laval
University (Québec City), is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries
and the Society of Actuaries; she is also a member of the CFA Institute.
Note to editors
Photos of Barbara Foy-Pilchner and Lyna Gendron are available upon request.
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 Inc. is the largest operation outside the United
Kingdom of Standard Life plc, its parent company headquartered in Edinburgh,
Scotland. Standard Life plc has around 6 million customers worldwide and
operates in the UK, Canada, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and globally with
Standard Life Investments Ltd.
Standard Life plc had $396 billion in assets under administration, including
$46.1 billion in Canada through Standard Life Financial Inc. (at September 30,
SOURCE Standard Life
Anne-Julie Gratton External Communications and Public Affairs 514-499-7999,
ext. 4600 / 1-877-499-9555, ext. 8150 Anne-Julie.Gratton@standardlife.ca
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