Sun Life Appoints Kim Yeoh as Chief Financial Officer
Kim Yeoh to assume the the role of Chief Financial Officer, Asia effective July 1.
Kim will be responsible for shaping and executing Sun Life Asia’s financial strategy to ensure sustainable stakeholder value and to achieve its growth ambitions. Sun Life currently supports more than 11.5 million Clients in Asia, offering life, health and wealth management solutions.
“I am delighted Kim is taking on the role of Chief Financial Officer, Sun Life Asia,” said Léo Grépin, Sun Life Asia President. “Kim’s extensive knowledge of Sun Life and experience in regional office and market roles made her the ideal candidate for taking on this important role in Sun Life Asia and is testament to the strength of our talent at Sun Life. Kim is also passionate about the development of future leaders and advancing various diversity initiatives within Sun Life. She has a proven track record in actuarial governance, valuation and financial reporting, products, and reinsurance and will focus on integrated financial decision making across functions to maximize business outcomes.”
Kim joined Sun Life Asia in 2017 as Vice President, Asset Liability Management Asia and later became Chief Actuary, Asia. Kim began her career in Canada with Clarica (later acquired by Sun Life) and has previously held Senior Financial Executive positions at Prudential, Manulife, and Aegon with experience in Asian, European and North American markets. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Actuarial Society of Hong Kong as well as a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder. Kim takes on the role of Chief Financial Officer, Asia after Karim Gilani was appointed to lead International Hubs, which includes Sun Life’s businesses in Hong Kong, Singapore and Bermuda.
“I’m thrilled to be taking on the role of Chief Financial Officer, Asia at Sun Life,” said Yeoh. “Sun Life Asia had a strong start to 2021 and I look forward to working with our great team build on this success and continue to make a positive impact and deliver on our ambitious Asia growth strategy,”