Karen B. Peetz Elected to Guardian Board of Directors

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Karen B. Peetz Elected to Guardian Board of Directors

NEW YORK, April 25, 2019 — The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), one of the nation’s largest mutual life insurers and a leading provider of whole life, individual disability insurance, and employee benefits, announced today that Karen B. Peetz has been elected to its board of directors.

Ms. Peetz serves on the boards of directors for Ingersoll Rand, Johns Hopkins University and the Global Lyme Alliance.  She is the retired President of The Bank of New York Mellon where she oversaw the company’s global client management, regional management, and its treasury services business. She also led global innovation, human resources and regulatory oversight. Prior to her appointment as President in January 2013, Ms. Peetz led BNY Mellon's Financial Markets and Treasury Services Group. Before joining BNY Mellon in 1998, Ms. Peetz was at JP Morgan Chase where she held leadership roles in sales, commercial lending and management.

“Karen’s client, human resources and innovation experience, together with her knowledge of financial markets and oversight, will bring great value to Guardian,” said President and CEO Deanna Mulligan. “We look forward to her strategic insights as she joins our esteemed Board of Directors.”

Ms. Peetz earned a Master of Science from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University...