Guardian Insurance Hires 401(k) Product Leader

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America has appointed Jason Frain, Vice President, 401(k) Product Management and Development, Retirement Solutions.

Frain joins Guardian with more than 13 years of experience in the insurance industry, and will report to Michael B. Cefole, Senior Vice President and Head of Guardian’s Retirement Solutions division. He will be responsible for product development and business strategy for the Guardian 401(k) platform, which is focused on the small case 401(k) market.

Previously, Frain worked for Hartford Financial Services Group, where he held leadership roles in their Retirement Plans business. He earned his BSBA in Actuarial Science, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Hartford. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

“This position is a key element of Guardian’s strategic commitment to grow its 401(k) platform,” said Cefole. “Jason joins Guardian with a proven track record of leadership in the 401(k) market.”