July 25, 2023 – TORONTO – Securian Canada, a leading insurance provider of innovative, life-ready insurance solutions in Canada, is proud to announce that Sofia Theodorou has been appointed Chief Human Resources Officer. Theodorou joined the company on July 17. She is part of the executive leadership team and reports to Nigel Branker, Chief Executive Officer.
“As we continue to define and develop Securian Canada’s culture, I am confident that Sofia will help bring our vision of being a progressive employer of choice to life,” said Branker. “We are fortunate to have Sofia on the team, as her people-first philosophy aligns with our company’s core values and deep commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.”
Theodorou has more than 20 years of experience with large companies like PwC Canada, LoyaltyOne and Canadian Tire, transforming and leading high-performance teams. She has exceptional skills in HR strategy, talent management and culture building, and is now playing an important role in the execution of Securian Canada’s strategic plan.
“I am pleased to be a part of a purpose-driven organization with a fresh perspective on strategy and retaining the best talent,” said Theodorou. “Alongside my colleagues, I am committed to supporting Canadians and their families, and cannot wait to see what the future brings for our employees, clients and surrounding communities.”
Theodorou has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ryerson University (now known as Toronto Metropolitan University).