Marianne Harris

Sun Life Financial

Marianne Harris is a Corporate Director, sitting on public and non-profit sector boards. She is a member of the board of directors of: Sun Life Financial Inc. and Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada; Loblaw Companies Limited and President’s Choice Bank. Marianne was previously a member of the Board of Directors of: Hydro One Limited and Hydro One Inc.; Agrium Inc. and chair of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC). In the non-profit sector Marianne is a member of the Investment Committee for the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation; a Director of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Schulich School of Business and a Director of the Advisory Council for The Hennick Centre for Business and Law.

Marianne has over three decades of investment banking, leadership and management experience in Canada and the United States. Marianne’s leadership roles during her tenure at Bank of America Merrill Lynch include: Head of the Financial Institutions Group, Americas, based in New York; President Corporate and Investment Banking Merrill Lynch Canada, and Managing Director and Head of the Financial Institutions Group, Canada.  Before joining Merrill Lynch, Marianne was Head of the Financial Institutions Group at RBC Capital Markets where she was in investment banking for 16 years.

She has a Masters of Business Administration from Schulich School of Business, a Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Queens University.