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2017 Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year® award recipient
Advisory Board member

Mr Dean A.Connor


Dean Connor was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer, Sun Life Financial on December 1, 2011, and is a member of the company’s Board of Directors. Dean will be retiring from Sun Life in August 2021.¬† Dean joined Sun Life in 2006 and held a series of roles prior to his current appointment, including head of Sun Life’s Canadian Operations, and Chief Operating Officer. Dean joined Sun Life following 28 years at Mercer Human Resource Consulting, where he rose to be President for the Americas.¬†Dean serves on the Board of the Business Council of Canada, as a Trustee for the University Health Network in Toronto, and as a member of the Ivey Advisory Board and the Asia Business Leaders Advisory Council.

Dean is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and a graduate of the Ivey Business School. Dean was named Ivey’s Business Leader of the Year for 2018.

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