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Securian Canada names Sofia Theodorou as Chief Human Resources Officer

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).

About Securian Canada

We’re here for all Canadians and their families — however they define family. Everything we do helps build secure tomorrows, including our life-ready insurance and protection solutions designed to help provide financial security.

For over 65 years, we’ve been providing protection to Canadians and their families, 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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