Solar Life declares digital Annual Conferences of shareholders and voting policyholders and availability of 2020 Annual Report, 2021 Administration Info Round and 2021 Info for Voting Policyholders’ Booklet


Sun Life also announces the appointment of new directors for election

TORONTO, March 25, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) (the “Company”) today announced that its annual general meeting and voting policyholder meeting of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada registered for Wednesday May 5, 2021 is kept in a purely virtual format. The company also announced that its 2020 Annual Report and Annual Meeting Notice and Management Information Circular are now available.

Virtual annual meetings of shareholders and voting policyholders
At Sun Life, we want to help our customers achieve lifelong financial security and lead healthier lives. The health and wellbeing of our employees, customers, shareholders, policyholders and communities are our top priority. Sun Life is doing its part to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus by holding its annual meetings in a purely virtual format again this year.

Shareholders and policyholders with voting rights have the opportunity to attend the meeting in real time, ask questions and vote on a number of important matters online, regardless of their location. Shareholders, voting policyholders, investors, or members of the public cannot attend the meeting in person.

Sun Life’s annual virtual meeting will take place Wednesday May 5, 2021 at the 17 o’clock ((Toronto Time) via live webcast at using the password “sunlife2021” (case-sensitive). For detailed instructions on how to attend the webcast and vote at the virtual meeting, see the Management Information Circular 2021, and policyholders who are eligible to vote should refer to the voting information brochure and their proxy or voting instruction form.

Shareholders and policyholders with voting rights are encouraged to vote in advance using one of the methods described in the 2021 Management Information Circular or, where applicable, the Policyholder Voting Brochure. Registered shareholders are asked to return their completed voting proxy or to cast their vote by the voting deadline on Monday, May 3, 2021 at the 17 o’clock ((Toronto Time). Policyholders who are entitled to vote are asked to return their proxy at the latest 17 o’clock ((Toronto time is running Wednesday April 28, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact our transfer agent AST Trust Company (Canada) with the following numbers:

Canada and the United States:


United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Canal
Islands and Isle of Man:

+ 44 (0) 345-602-1587


632-5318-8567 (Metro Manila)

1-800-1-888-2422 (provinces)

Hong Kong:


Other countries:


Election of new directors

The Management Information Circular contains the nominations of Deepak Chopra and David HY Ho for election to the company’s board of directors at the annual meeting.

Mr. Chopra is a corporate director and was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Post Corporation. He has over 30 years of global experience in the financial services, technology, logistics and supply chain industries. He currently serves on the boards of The Descartes Systems Group Inc., Celestica Inc., and The North West Company Inc. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Honors) and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM).

Mr. Ho is the chairman and founder of Kiina Investment Limited, a venture capital company that invests in start-ups in the technology, media and telecommunications industries. He currently serves on the boards of Qorvo, Inc., Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., China COSCO Shipping Corporation, and DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, a subsidiary of DBS Group Holdings. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honors Systems Design Engineering) and a Master of Applied Science in Management Sciences.

At the end of the general meeting Sara Grootwassink Lewis and Hugh D. Segal will leave the Board of Directors.

Meeting materials
The meeting papers for Sun Life Financial Inc. have been filed with the Canadian Securities and Exchange Commission. Distribution to shareholders began today and the materials can also be accessed electronically at:
The website of our transfer agent at
Our website at and

Shareholders can obtain hard copy copies of the audited financial statements free of charge by contacting the Company on their website.

The 2020 annual report contains the discussion and analysis of the company’s management, the consolidated financial statements, the results by corporate group and other company information.

The meeting materials for the Sun Life Assurance Company by Canada can be accessed electronically at:
The website of our transfer agent at
Our website at and

Sustainability report 2020
The company’s 2020 Sustainability Report and Public Accountability Statement were also released today and can be found at

About solar life
Sun Life is a leading international financial services organization providing insurance, asset and asset management solutions to individual and corporate customers. Sun Life operates in a number of markets worldwide including Canada, The United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Phillipines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. From December 31, 2020Sun Life managed the total assets of $ 1,247 billion. More information is available at

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

Contact for media relations:

Investor Relations Contact:

Irene Poon

Leigh Chalmers


Senior Vice President, Head of Investor

Corporate communication

Relations & Capital Management

T. 416-988-0542

T. 647-256-8201

[email protected]

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SOURCE Sun Life Financial Inc.

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