Executive Vice-President, Chief Human Resources & Communications Officer, Sun Life Financial

Carrie Blair is Executive Vice-President, Chief Human Resources & Communications Officer, Sun Life Financial. In this role, she is responsible for the company’s human resources and communications strategy, programs and governance enterprise-wide. Her mandate is to advance the talent, capabilities and culture of Sun Life’s workforce, enabling the company to deliver value on its brand promise to customers, employees and shareholders and succeed in its growth plans.

Carrie has extensive experience aligning human resources programs, communications and the employee experience with business goals. She joined Sun Life in May 2012 following 20 years at a major Canadian bank, where she served in many human resources functions, including holding leadership positions in Canada and the United States.

Originally from Winnipeg, Carrie holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from McMaster University and a certificate in Training and Development from Ryerson University. She has also completed the Human Resources Executive Program at the University of Michigan.

Carrie is a founding member for the United Way of Peel Women’s Leadership Council and an active supporter of the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference. She is the former Board Chair for the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) and an alumna of the Commonwealth Study Conference.