Dean Connor

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Sun Life Financial, Inc.

Dean Connor

Dean Connor

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Sun Life Financial, Inc.

Biography

Dean A. Connor occupies the position of President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Sun Life Financial, Inc. and President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (a subsidiary of Sun Life Financial, Inc.). Mr. Connor is also on the board of University Health Network, Sun Life Global Investments, Inc. and Business Council of Canada. In his past career he was Chairman of Canadian Life & Health Insurance Association, Inc. and President-Americas Region at Mercer (US), Inc. Dean A. Connor received an undergraduate degree from Richard Ivey School of Business.

Overview
Career Highlights

Sun Life Financial, Inc.
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada

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1073

Number of Boards

8

Birthday

1957

Age

64

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Vice Chairman at University Health Network

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Associate Director at Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Ltd.

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Future Chief Executive Officer at Sun Life Financial, Inc. (Effective 08/2021)

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Former Chairman, Chief Executive & Financial Officer at Bell Canada International, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at SSgA Funds Management, Inc.

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Member-Leadership Board at The U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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Director at Canadian Fnd for Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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Advisor at Wellington Financial LP

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Former Managing Director & President, Canada at Bank of America Merrill Lynch

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Head of Sales, Global Trade & Receivable Finance-Argentina at HSBC Holdings Plc

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Sun Life Financial, Inc.
Education
Class of 1978

The Ivey Business School is located on Western University's campus in London, Ontario, Canada. Its MBA, along with a range of other programs, is offered by Western University, but it is managed separately with its own dean and budget. Its primary location is London, Ontario, but the school also has two executive teaching facilities in Toronto and Hong Kong. The University of Western Ontario created the Department of Commercial Economics within the Faculty of Arts in 1922 to offer elective course work in business. The first degree program was the Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Business Administration (HBA). The school has been consistently ranked as one of Canada's top business schools

Memberships
Fellow
Current

Society of Actuaries (SOA) is a professional organization for actuaries based in North America. It was founded in 1949 as the merger of two major actuarial organizations in the United States: the Actuarial Society of America and the American Institute of Actuaries.It is a full member organization of the International Actuarial Association.

Fellow
Current

Canadian Institute of Actuaries is a nonprofit company headquartered in Ottawa, ON, Canada. The firm operates as a grant making foundation for education & environmental.The company says this about itself: The Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) is the national, bilingual organization and voice of the actuarial profession in Canada. Our more than 6,000 members are dedicated to providing actuarial services and advice of the highest quality. The Institute holds the duty of the profession to the public above the needs of the profession and its members.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer & Director
2006 - 2021

Sun Life Financial, Inc. is a holding company. The firm engages in the provision of financial services. It operates through the following segments: Sun Life Financial Canada, Sun Life Financial United States, Sun Life Financial Asset Management, Sun Life Financial Asia, and Corporate. The Sun Life Financial Canada segment offers individual insurance and wealth, and group benefits and retirement services. The Sun Life Financial United States segment consists of group benefits, international and in-force management services. The Sun Life Financial Asset Management segment focuses on the design and delivers investment products through MFS investment management, and Sun Life investment management. The Sun Life Financial Asia segment comprises of Philippines, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, India, and China markets. The Corporate segment represents United Kingdom business unit and corporate support operations, which include run-off reinsurance operations as well as investment income, expenses, capital, and other items. The company was founded on March 18, 1865 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

President-Americas Region
Tenure Unconfirmed

Mercer (US), Inc. provides human resources and staffing assistance. It's services include talent management, health and benefits, investments, retirement, and mergers and acquisitions. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Prior

Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada provides life insurance and other financial services. It offers saving, retirement and pension products and life and health insurance to individuals and groups through its operations in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia. The company was founded in 1865 by Mathew Hamilton Gault and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Boards & Committees
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Prior

Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada provides life insurance and other financial services. It offers saving, retirement and pension products and life and health insurance to individuals and groups through its operations in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia. The company was founded in 1865 by Mathew Hamilton Gault and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Director
Prior
Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Toronto Rehabilitation Institute operates as a rehabilitation hospital. Its services include cardiac rehab and secondary prevention, geriatric rehabilitation, musculoskeletal rehab, neuro rehabilitation, and spinal cord injury rehab programs. The firm provides access to rehabilitation information in the fields of occupational, physical, recreation, and speech therapy; and medicine, nutrition, nursing, and social work. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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The University of Western Ontario, which is commonly referred to among Canadian universities as Western, is a public research university located in London, Ontario, Canada. The university's main campus covers 455 hectares (1,120 acres) of land, with the Thames River running through the eastern portion. The university was founded on 7 March 1878 by Bishop Isaac Hellmuth of the Anglican Diocese of Huron as "The Western University of London Ontario." It incorporated Huron University College, which had been founded in 1863.

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