Deanna M. Mulligan

Chief Executive Officer, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Monday, October 26, 2020


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Janice Reals Ellig
CEO, Ellig Group

Deanna M. Mulligan is Chief Executive Officer of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian) and a member of its board.

She was a Principal at McKinsey & Company and has held senior positions at AXA Financial, New York Life Insurance Company, and ChannelPoint. Active across the industry and in the community, Ms. Mulligan is a Board member of The Vanguard Group, the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI), the Partnership for New York City, the Economic Club of New York, the Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), and the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT. Ms. Mulligan was appointed to, and served on, the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans from 2014 to 2015, was Chair of the Board of the ACLI from 2015 to 2016. She is currently a member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council and served as a Director on the Board of Arch Capital.

Fortune named her one of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Business" and Crain's New York Business recognized her as one of "The 50 Most Powerful Women in New York," five times each. She is currently the only female CEO of a Fortune 500 Company in New York City. Ms. Mulligan graduated from the University of Nebraska with High Distinction and holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She has appeared on CNN, Bloomberg TV and Yahoo! Finance and has participated in Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit, Forbes Women's Summit, the Peterson Fiscal Summit, the ACCT Leadership Congress, and CECP's CEO Investor Forum 8.0, among other speaking opportunities.

Source: Columbia Business School Publishing

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