The Sun Life Financial Philippines Triathlon Team will be marking its 5th year as one of the contingents in IronMan 70.3 competition in Cebu on August 5, 2018. Together with the company executives and 13 other racers, they will compete in this prestigious event led by brand ambassadors Piolo Pascual, and actor Enchong Dee.
Piolo, Enchong and Sun Life execs to represent the company for Regent Aguila IronMan 70.3 in Cebu
Piolo will bike for one of the relays together with Enchong who will be taking the swimming marathon. They will be joined by their longtime friend and athlete Toniel Ty for the run.
Sun Life Chief Investments Office Michael Enriquez will also in action on the bike, alongside Sun Life Business Development Manager for Partnership Distribution Toots Malapad, and Sun Life Sales Training & Development Head Ged Custodia.
Former national team member Jan Chiu (swim) will team up with Sun Life Digital Transformation Specialist Karl Villalonga (bike) and TBR Sun LIfe Dream Marathon 2017 top finisher Alfred Discosa (run) will form the third group for Team Sun Life Philippines.
An all-female team consists of elite athletes Bea Grabador for swimming, Laarni de Guzman for biking, and Charlie Sy for running.
“It’s a thrill for us to once again be part of IronMan 70.3, which is a perfect venue for us to highlight Sun Life’s health and wellness thrust,” Sun Life CEO & Country Head Benedict Sison said.
“By having our own brand ambassador and executives leading the Sun LIfe Tri-Team in IronMan, we’re confident that we’re sending a clear message that we’re committed to this purpose,” Sison said. “We hope that by following the journey of our athletes in this race, more Filipinos will be inspired to lead healthier lives.”
Sun Life & IronMan 2018 Press Conference
A press conference over lunch was conducted earlier today at the Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. Attended by Cebu’s print and online media personnel, Sun Life Philippines presented a throwback of their involvement at the previous IronMan competitions with their participation.
During the press conference, Enchong Dee emphasized that for his preparation he prioritized his training and practice session and adjusted all his other work-related routine. As an athlete himself, Enchong reiterated that through swimming and sports, he was motivated to have an active and healthy lifestyle.
Piolo’s son and actor Iñigo Dominic Pascual was also present during the press conference to cheer for his dad and for Team Sun Life Philippines. He will not be joining the race, however, will consider participating someday.
About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial Inc. (“SLF Inc.”) is a leading international financial services organization providing insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individual and corporate Clients. Sun Life Financial has operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Bermuda.
As of December 31, 2017, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management (“AUM”) of $975 billion. For more information, please visit www.sunlife.com today.