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Securian Canada names Kyros Ioannou as Chief Growth Officer

December 7, 2023 – TORONTO – Securian Canada, a leading insurance provider of innovative and life-ready insurance solutions in Canada, is delighted to announce the appointment of Kyros Ioannou as its new Chief Growth Officer. As part of his mandate, Ioannou’s overarching focus will be on driving business results and growth across all verticals, building off the new foundations established after a year of transformation for Securian Canada. He will continue to develop within the organization’s core markets and seek new opportunities for expansion.

“We’re thrilled to have Kyros join our executive leadership team. In his role, Kyros will help us evolve our reputation as a progressive market shaper and guide our dedicated teams as they continue to serve our key market segments. His leadership qualities and track record leading large sales teams to achieve significant growth will be pivotal in executing our strategy and taking our business to new heights,” said Nigel Branker, Chief Executive Officer.

Ioannou brings approximately 20 years of experience as a proven sales leader at renowned professional services organizations, most recently serving as the Health and Benefits Sales Leader, North America, at WTW. His expertise in this dynamic field, coupled with his passion for developing future sales leaders and building sales teams will contribute to the upward trajectory of the company, following a year of transformative growth.

“I am delighted to embark on this new professional journey and join the innovative team here at Securian Canada, an organization of exceptional people who are committed to building life-ready solutions for all Canadians,” said Ioannou. “Working together with the team, I am confident in our ability to achieve continued success by building off strong foundations and finding new ways to reach more customers.”

Ioannou previously held sales, market and national leadership roles in the Canadian benefits space. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University.

About Securian Canada

We’re here for all Canadians and their families — however they define family. Our practical, life-ready insurance and protection solutions are designed to help provide financial security, so that Canadians can spend more time making every moment count.

For over 65 years, we’ve been giving Canadians the confidence to face life’s uncertainties. Today, Securian Canada brings together strong local roots and expertise, a North American footprint, and a global perspective — all while innovating at the speed the markets we serve expect.

Together with our U.S. parent company — Securian Financial — we offer insurance solutions and build them with genuine care, providing specialized experiences to those we serve.

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Heather MacDonald
Director, Marketing and Communications

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