Women in Canadian Manufacturing

SLC Management appoints COO

May 2, 2023
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WELLESLEY and TORONTO — SLC Management announced that Candace Shaw, Senior Managing Director and Deputy Chief Investment Officer, SLC Management, has been appointed to Chief Operating Officer, SLC Fixed Income, effective immediately.

“As SLC Fixed Income continues to evolve, improving our foundational processes is imperative to the future growth of our business,” said Steve Peacher, President, SLC Management. “This appointment allows us to capitalize on Candy’s deep knowledge and experience within the firm, and under her leadership, we will continue to enhance our fixed income operating model to better serve the needs of our growing client base.”

Shaw has over three decades of experience within SLC Management and the firm’s parent-company, Sun Life, in leadership roles within private and public fixed income, portfolio management, and credit risk management.

Prior to her appointment in 2020 to Deputy CIO, Shaw was Portfolio Manager and Head of Private Fixed Income at SLC Management. In that role, Shaw led an extensive team of professionals who manage one of the largest private fixed income portfolios in North America. Shaw’s portfolio of work also includes Chief Credit Risk Officer, where she played a critical role in the risk management of all credit assets, including private fixed income investments.

Shaw currently chairs SLC Management’s Allies Acting for Change (AAFC), an internal grassroots group that helps drive important DE&I initiatives firm-wide, as well as serves as Executive Sponsor for InvestHer, an employee-led network whose objective is to help advance women’s career development within the asset management industry.