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May 06, 2015 7:16 PM ET

Insurance

Company Overview of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Company Overview

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance products and services to individuals, families, business owners, and employers in the United States. It offers life insurance products, including whole life, universal and variable universal life, and term insurance products; individual disability, small business protection, and supplemental disability income protection products; and investment and retirement products, such as variable, fixed, immediate, and deferred income annuities. The company also provides individual retirement accounts; 401(k) products; mutual funds; brokerage accounts; investment advisory services; and employee benefit pr...

7 Hanover Square

New York, NY 10004

United States

Founded in 1860

8,000 Employees

Phone:

212-598-8000

Key Executives for The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 51
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 51
Cchief Exectutive Officer of RS Investment Management Co. LLC
Age: 58
Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America Key Developments

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year 2014

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America announced consolidated earnings results for the year 2014. For the year, on a consolidated basis, Guardian earned $1.3 billion in operating income before taxes and dividends to policyholders.

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America Announces Management Appointments

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America announced it has strengthened its investment operation by creating two new leadership roles. Doug Dupont joins as the Senior Managing Director of Asset Allocation and Fixed Income Portfolio Management and Doug Niemann joins the company as the Senior Managing Director of Asset Liability and Equity Portfolio Management. Reporting to Thomas G. Sorell, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, they will be responsible for the firm’s investment policy and strategies for more than $65 billion in assets including investments in both public and private equity, fixed income, and commercial real estate. Doug Dupont brings over 20 years of experience in multiple facets of investment management related to insurance as a portfolio manager and investments senior leader with solid experience in portfolio strategy and portfolio construction. He most recently served as Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management at Allstate Investments, LLC, where he was responsible for investment strategies to support products, communicating investment results and maintaining strong relationships with risk, finance and business groups to provide economic projections. As the Senior Managing Director of Asset Allocation and Fixed Income Portfolio Management at Guardian, Mr. Dupont will have oversight of asset allocation, public fixed income, convertibles securities, private placements, credit research, and quantitative risk management. Mr. Dupont is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Doug Niemann brings over 20 years of broad experience and expertise in investments and risk management related to insurance and has demonstrated excellence in asset liability management, investment analytics, strategy and risk management. He most recently served as Managing Director, Chief Investment Strategist, Global Insurance Solutions at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, where he developed investment products and vehicles to improve balance sheet management, enhance operating income and reduce portfolio risk profiles.

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America Approves Annual Policyholder Dividend in 2015

Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America said Nov. 24 that its board approved the payment of $784 million in dividends to the company's individual life policyholders in 2015. In addition, the dividend interest rate, which is the investment component of the dividend, will be 6.05% in 2015.

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