Guardian Life Insurance has named Deanna Mulligan its new CEO, effective July 1.
Mulligan, currently Guardian’s president and COO, will succeed Dennis Manning, who will serve as Guardina’s executive chairman until his scheduled retirement in February 2012. As CEO, Mulligan will also become a member of the Guardian board of directors.
Mulligan joined Guardian in 2008 as executive vice president, individual life and disability, and in 2010 was promoted to president and COO. Mulligan previously ran her own insurance consulting firm and has held senior executive roles at New York Life, AXA Financial and McKinsey & Company in her 25-year career.