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Guardian Appoints Jason Frain to Vice President, 401(k) Product Management and Development, Retirement Solutions

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NEW YORK, N.Y., July 20, 2011 — The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), one of the largest mutual life insurers, today announced the appointment of Jason Frain to Vice President, 401(k) Product Management and Development, Retirement Solutions. Frain joins Guardian with more than 13 years experience in the insurance industry, most recently with Hartford Financial Services Group where he held leadership roles in their Retirement Plans business.
Reporting to Michael B. Cefole, Senior Vice President and Head of Guardian’s Retirement Solutions division, Frain will be responsible for product development and business strategy, for the Guardian 401(k) platform, which is focused on the small case 401(k) market.
“This position is a key element of Guardian’s strategic commitment to grow its 401(k) platform,” said Michael B. Cefole, Senior Vice President, Guardian Retirement Solutions. “Jason joins Guardian with a proven track record of leadership in the 401(k) market and was a key contributor in Hartford’s success in the Retirement Plans business.”
Frain is a graduate of the University of Hartford, with a BSBA in Actuarial Science, Summa Cum Laude. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
About Guardian
A mutual insurer founded in 1860, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America and its subsidiaries are committed to protecting individuals, business owners and their employees with life, long term care insurance, disability income, dental insurance products, and offer funding vehicles for 401(k) plans, annuities and other financial products. Guardian operates one of the largest dental networks in theUnited States, and protects more than six million employees and their families at 120,000 companies. The company has approximately 5,000 employees in the United States and a network of over 3,000 financial representatives in more than 80 agencies nationwide.
For more information about Guardian, please visit: www.guardianlife.com.
For Media Inquiries, Contact:
Kristin Meza
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
(212) 919-2158
kristin_meza@glic.com

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