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Corporate Governance

At Guardian, we hold ourselves to high standards. This includes promoting and executing governance excellence, holding the best interests of the policyholder paramount, and, above all, doing the right thing. In order to uphold these standards of governance, we rely on the sound decision making, independence, and oversight of our Board of Directors.

Annual Election of Directors

Guardian's 2017 Annual Election of Directors will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM (ET) at the Home Office of the Company, which is located at 7 Hanover Square in New York, New York. The required notice to Policyholders was published in The New York Times newspaper on April 2, 2017 and in The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post newspapers on April 3, 2017. 

The following three candidates have been nominated for election to Guardian's Board of Directors:

The candidates, if elected, will serve three-year terms commencing January 1, 2018. Additional information regarding the Annual Election will be added to this site as it becomes available.

Should you have any questions on the Annual Elections, please direct your inquiries in writing to:  

          Harris Oliner
          Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary 
          The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America 
          7 Hanover Square
          New York, NY 10004-2616

Thank you for your interest in Guardian.

Governance Documents

The following governance documents were adopted to safeguard and maintain the integrity of Guardian's Board of Directors and its Committees and to ensure the independence of the Board of Directors from Company management.

Company Charter

Company By-Laws

Corporate Governance Guidelines

Human Resources and Governance Committee Charter

Audit and Risk Committee Charter

Product and Distribution Committee Charter

Investment Committee Charter

Definition of Director Independence

Board of Directors

At Guardian, we hold ourselves to high standards. This includes promoting and executing governance excellence, holding the best interests of the policyholder paramount, and, above all, doing the right thing. In order to uphold these standards of governance, we rely on the sound decision making, independence, and oversight of our Board of Directors.

Learn about our board of directors