Sun Life Financial has named Martin J. G. Glynn to the board of directors, effective Dec. 7, 2010.

Glynn spent his career in progressively senior executive positions with HSBC Bank in Canada and the United States, before retiring as CEO of HSBC Bank USA in 2006.

He also serves on the boards of Hathor Exploration Ltd., Husky Energy Inc., MF Global Holdings Ltd. and VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund Ltd.