Last updated: 10:47 / Thursday, 17 July 2014
SLF International

Sun Life Financial Introduces Roland Driscoll as Head of International Sales

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Sun Life Financial Introduces Roland Driscoll as Head of International Sales

Sun Life Financial has appointed 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.

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