Chris Wei takes on role of spearheading the company's commitment to client experience excellence
Chris Wei has been appointed as Sun Life's executive vice-president and chief client and innovation officer (CCIO). He reports to Kevin Strain, President and CEO of Sun Life.
Wei will be a member of Sun Life's Executive Team and has more than 25 years of experience as a global leader in the insurance and wealth management industries.
Wei, who will join Sun Life's Executive Team, has more than 25 years of experience as a global leader in the insurance and wealth management industries.
He will take charge of directing the organization's dedication to a superior client experience in this recently created position. He will also be the primary point of contact for the Chief Sustainability Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, and Director of Corporate Communications.
Together, these teams will work to strategically position Sun Life as a worldwide brand that is focused on clients, people, and sustainability.
Chris will also be in charge of developing creative approaches to achieving Sun Life’s purpose, including the creation of quantifiable goals for helping its clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives while enhancing its ability to contribute to the development of a sustainable society and a healthier planet.
"We're excited to welcome Chris to Sun Life," said Kevin Strain. "Chris brings tremendous international experience, leadership and a depth of industry knowledge to Sun Life. His experience in business transformation initiatives and product and channel development will play a pivotal role in driving growth and bringing our Client Impact strategy to life. His expertise in insurance, wealth management and banking will be a valued asset for our team."
Wei said: "It is my honor to join Sun Life in this newly created role. Sun Life is a highly successful group, with a respected brand and disciplined businesses in Canada, USA and Asia. I look forward to working closely with Kevin and the Executive team as we support the lives of millions of Clients and deliver on our purpose in helping them achieve lifetime financial security and healthier lives, whilst delivering long-term value for our shareholders."
To assist firms in implementing a digital vision and strategy, Chris combines proven successful with digital expertise. He has experience working with several well-known and renowned brands in the financial services sector in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Canada.
Wei, a native of Toronto, graduated with honors from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science. He will be headquartered in Singapore and is an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society (A.C.A.S.) and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MA.A.A.)