Sun Life Global Investments
As President of Sun Life Global Investments, Rick Headrick is responsible for the development, management and growth of the company.
After joining Sun Life Financial in 2004 as AVP of Investment Services in Group Retirement Services, Rick progressed through a number of senior leadership roles. In 2007 he helped create the International Investment Centre, which provides independent research and product development services across Sun Life worldwide.
In 2010 Rick led the launch of Sun Life Global Investments and was the first person to invest with the company, which now holds over $13 billion in client assets. He continues to focus on developing a client-centred culture dedicated to delivering the best investment solutions in the market.
Rick travels extensively across Canada and the US, where he meets with over 1,000 financial advisors a year, offering his insights and listening to their concerns. He is also actively involved in the investment industry and is a member of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada’s board of directors.
Rick practiced law from 1992 to 1998, and before joining Sun Life Financial was the head of DC consulting for Hewitt Associates in Canada. He received his bachelor of commerce and law degree from the University of Saskatchewan and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1994. He also holds a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation.