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Jon Boscia Becomes President, Sun Life Financial

Jon A. Boscia has been named president, Sun Life Financial Inc. (Toronto), to be responsible for Sun Life's overall U.S. business, apart from Massachusetts Financial Services Company, and he will also oversee worldwide marketing.

Boscia retired from Lincoln Financial Group in August 2007 where he served as its chief executive officer for 10 years. At Lincoln Financial, Boscia was responsible for the integration of multiple acquisitions.

Effective October 27, two additional executives will join Boscia's team. Westley V. Thompson, will become president, SLF U.S., where he will be responsible for the SLF U.S. business lines. Terrence J. Mullen will become president, Sun Life Financial Distributors, Inc., where he will oversee distribution, including the distribution aspects of Sun Life's Employee Benefits Group, life and annuities products and services. Both Thompson and Mullen join Sun Life from Lincoln Financial Group.

Sun Life Financial also announced that Robert Salipante has been appointed President, SLF International and will work out of Sun Life's Corporate Office in Toronto. He will assume enterprise-wide responsibilities, including information technology, shared business services, SLF U.K., Reinsurance and other international strategic initiatives. In addition, he will continue to lead Sun Life's Bermuda operations, International Variable Annuity Center, Group Business International, and International Distribution.

Peggy Bresnick Kendler has been a writer for 30 years. She has worked as an editor, publicist and school district technology coordinator. During the past decade, Bresnick Kendler has worked for UBM TechWeb on special financialservices technology-centered ... View Full Bio

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