Mark S. Saunders
Executive Vice President and CIO of SunLife Financial
Mark Saunders is Executive Vice-President and Chief Information Officer of Sun Life Financial. Mark is responsible for all aspects of enterprise IT, including strategy, architecture, infrastructure, and applications. He also oversees Corporate Real Estate, Asia Service Centers, Procurement and several other shared business services. Mr. Saunders is a member of the Company’s Executive Team.
Mark joined Sun Life in March 2009 and has more than twenty years of IT leadership experience with major international financial institutions. He has a strong track record managing large-scale IT organizations and delivering IT solutions that drive business innovation and competitive advantage.
Prior to joining Sun Life, Mark was with Barclay’s PLC as Senior Technology Officer for Barclay’s Commercial Bank. He also held executive roles with BMO Financial Group where he managed enterprise infrastructure and as Chief Information Officer for BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. As well, he spent a number of years with Manulife Financial accountable for various IT operations. He started his career at Wood Gundy in Toronto.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Greenwich University in London.