Sun Life’s Anthony Russo to Lead Mid-Central Territory as Group Market Manager

  Sun Life’s Anthony Russo to Lead Mid-Central Territory as Group Market

     Sales Model Emphasizes On-Site Leadership, Collaboration, Innovation

Business Wire

WELLESLEY, Mass. -- June 24, 2014

The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF, TSX: SLF) has
announced Anthony Russo as Group Market Manager and Assistant Vice President
for Sun Life’s Mid-Central territory, encompassing Ohio and Tennessee.

“Anthony’s new focus reflects our strategy to help our distribution team
provide comprehensive advice across all product lines, Stop-Loss, Life,
Disability, and Group Voluntary,” said Mike Hoefler, VP and Regional Market
Leader for Sun Life’s Central region. “Backed by operations experts, our group
market managers can now spend more time doing what they do best -- mentoring
reps on-site and driving the collaboration that will provide the most
innovative products and services to benefit brokers. This approach allows Sun
Life to fully leverage Anthony’s expertise in our Core, Voluntary, and
Stop-Loss products,” Hoefler added.

With 18 years of employee benefits experience, including 9 years in
distribution management, Russo joined Sun Life in 2012. He received a BA in
Economics from the University of Rochester in 1996.

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 today have operations in key markets worldwide, including Canada, the
United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan,
Indonesia, India, China, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Bermuda. 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. Sun Life Financial Inc.
trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE), and Philippine (PSE) stock
exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.

In the United States and elsewhere, insurance products are offered by members
of the Sun Life Financial group that are insurance companies. In the United
States, Sun Life Financial provides a range of products and services to
employers and their employees, including Group and Voluntary Life, Disability,
Dental, Critical Illness, Accident, and Stop-Loss insurance products. Product
offerings may not be available in all states and may vary depending on state
laws and regulations. For more information, please

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Media contacts:
Sun Life Financial
Tim Stone, 781-366-5376
Elevate Communications
Keith Gainsboro, 617-895-7905
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