Congratulations to Our Campaign Chair

The Toronto Rehab Foundation’s $100-million Where Incredible Happens Campaign Chair, Dean Connor, was recently named Canada's Outstanding CEO of the Year® for 2017.

Please join us in congratulating him on this esteemed achievement that recognizes his leadership and vision of Sun Life Financial’s successful global business strategy as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

Inspired by the life-changing inventions and discoveries at Toronto Rehab, Dean has valiantly led our Campaign Cabinet as Chair since 2014.  The largest Campaign in Canadian history that is dedicated to rehabilitation, Where Incredible Happens is securing vital investments to harness the unique talents of Toronto Rehab’s scientists, educators and caregivers to help create solutions, support and a better quality of life for patients and individuals around the world.  Learn more 

Dean and his wife, Maris Uffelmann, have personally demonstrated their commitment to the Campaign with an incredible $1 million gift in support of the Rehab Engineering Lab at Toronto Rehab’s Lyndhurst Centre for Spinal Cord Rehabilitation. The company he leads also invested $1 million to establish the Sun Life Financial Diabetes College

Thank you, Dean, for your incredible leadership at the Toronto Rehab Foundation and beyond.

Read more about Canada's Outstanding CEO of the Year® for 2017 in the Financial Post