CNW Group/Sun Life Financial Inc.

Sun Life Financial Inc. has appointed Helena Pagano as executive vice-president and chief human resources and communications officer.

Pagano joined Sun Life in 2017 as senior vice-president of total rewards. Previously, she was managing director and head of human resources at RBC Capital Markets, and held a variety of roles at the Toronto-Dominion Bank, including senior vice-president of human resources.

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“Since joining Sun Life, Helena has had a big impact, enhancing our approach to global wellness, data and analytics, and our employee agile program,” said Dean Connor, president and chief executive officer. “She demonstrates the leadership and forward thinking that will continue to support our client-for-life strategy and purpose of helping clients achieve financial security and live healthier lives.”

Pagano succeeds Carrie Blair, who announced her retirement from the company earlier this year.

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