Guardian Life / About Guardian
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 2018 Annual Election of Directors will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM (ET) at the Company's Home Office, 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 15, 2018 and in The Wall Street Journal and The San Francisco Chronicle newspapers on April 16, 2018.

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

The candidates, if elected, will serve three-year terms commencing January 1, 2019. Additional information regarding the Annual Election will be added to this site as it becomes available.

Should you have any questions on the Annual Election, 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