Sun Life Financial Introduces Roland Driscoll as Head of International Sales, SLF International

Sun Life Financial Introduces Roland Driscoll as Head of International Sales,
                              SLF International

  PR Newswire

  TORONTO, July 10, 2014

TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Sun Life Financial is pleased to introduce Roland Driscoll as the new Global
Head of International Sales (Investments) for its Bermuda-based SLF
International business unit ("SLF International").

Through our SLF International business unit, Sun Life Financial provides
offshore financial solutions specifically designed to meet the objectives and
concerns of affluent and high-net-worth individuals residing outside of the
United States, Canada or Bermuda. The SLF International investments sales
teams and field offices in Dubai, Panama and Singapore will report to Roland.

"Under Roland's leadership, the sales team will continue to represent and
position our investment solutions for affluent and high-net-worth clients to
the international financial advisor community with commitment, enthusiasm and
certainty," said Mark Rogers, Vice-President, International Investments
Distribution, SLF International. 

Andrew Darfoor, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, SLF International,
added: "We believe our integrated customer proposition, encompassing
investment and intergenerational wealth transfer solutions, has huge potential
for growth in all our markets. Roland brings a vast array of experience with
him and will form an important part of the senior distribution team
responsible for seeking out new growth opportunities and ensuring we are
delivering a first class proposition to advisers and customers."

With over 25 years of sales, distribution and offshore experience, Roland
joins Sun Life from Old Mutual (Bermuda) Ltd., where he spent the last six
years as Senior Vice-President, Global Distribution. Prior to Old Mutual,
Roland was at JP Morgan Chase & Co. for over 20 years where he was involved in
international sales management in a number of senior roles. Roland holds a
Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Hofstra University and an
MBA from Pace University.

About Sun Life Financial

Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization
providing a diverse range of protection and wealth 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. As of March 31,
2014 the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets under
management of $671 billion. For more information please visit .

Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and
Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.

Note to Editors: All figures in Canadian dollars. 

Media Relations Contact: Derek Yarnell Manager Corporate Communications Sun
Life Financial Tel: +1-416-979-6046
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