February 09, 2015

Sun Life Financial to open The Center for Healthy Work in Portland, ME area

SLPC 26375 02/15 (Exp. 02/20)

Sun Life to tap into strong base of disability benefits expertise

Portland, ME; Wellesley, MA – (February 9, 2015) — Sun Life Financial announced today that they will be opening The Sun Life Center for Healthy Work in the Portland, Maine area, at 6 Ashley Drive in Scarborough, ME, to further enhance their success in disability benefits.

“The Sun Life Center for Healthy Work is a key next step in continuing our success in disability benefits,” says Dan Fishbein, President, Sun Life Financial U.S. “The Portland area has become the center of excellence for disability expertise, and Sun Life is looking forward to working with this pool of strong talent to continue our innovative approach to disability benefits management.”

Celebrating 150 years this year, Sun Life has had a long established presence in New England, with offices in Windsor, CT, Portsmouth, NH and U.S. headquarters in Wellesley, MA. The state of the art office in Greater Portland will enable Sun Life to showcase its superior integrated disability management experience, including claims management, vocational rehabilitation, dynamic assistance technologies, and other innovative return-to-work solutions. The Center for Healthy Work also promotes Sun Life’s “Work is Healthy (WisH)” philosophy, which focuses on why and how getting people back to work is important from both a sociological and clinical perspective.

Sun Life is a leader in group employee benefits, including life, disability, dental, voluntary and medical stop loss products.

About Sun Life Financial
Celebrating 150 years in 2015, Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of protection and wealth products and services to individuals and corporate customers. The Sun Life Financial group of companies generates under the “Sun Life Financial” name strictly as a marketing name and no legal significance is expressed or implied. Sun Life Financial and its partners have operations in key markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. In the United States and elsewhere, insurance products are offered by members of the Sun Life Financial group that are insurance companies. In the United States, Sun Life Financial provides a range of products and services to employers and their employees, including Group and Voluntary Accident, Critical Illness, Dental, Disability, Life, and Stop-Loss insurance products. Product offerings may not be available in all states and may vary depending on state laws and regulations. Sun Life Financial Inc., the holding company for the Sun Life Financial group of companies, is a public company. It is not an insurance company and does not offer insurance products for sale in the United States or elsewhere, and does not guarantee the obligations of its insurance company subsidiaries. Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE), and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF. For more information please visit

Media Contact:
Devon Portney Fernald
Sun Life Financial