Andrew J. McMahon

Chief Executive Officer and President

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Andrew J. McMahon is Chief Executive Officer and President of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), leading more than 9,000 colleagues working to inspire well-being for 29 million members.

Under Andrew’s leadership, Guardian is building on a 160-year-old tradition of putting the needs of customers first while finding new ways to help them achieve physical, emotional, and financial well-being.  

Andrew has more than three decades of insurance industry experience, having led several major business segments at AXA US before being named president and board director. Throughout his career, he has led strategic transformation initiatives at AXA, General Electric, and as a partner at McKinsey. 

Before joining Guardian in 2017, he invested, launched, and advised several InsurTech companies. He has been granted a patent for an approach using artificial intelligence (AI) for financial risk assessment.  

Andrew serves on the boards of the American Council of Life Insurers and Partnership for New York City. He was appointed to the New York State Insurance Advisory Board and is a trustee on the board of Fairfield University.   

He previously served on the Board of Directors of Phoenix Life Insurance Companies (PNX), Nassau Re, AXA Financial, and Alliance Bernstein (AB). 

Andrew has a Bachelor of Science degree (Computer Science) from Fairfield University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

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