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Eileen C. McDonnell

The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

Eileen C. McDonnell was Chairman and CEO from July, 2013 to January, 2022. She previously served as chief marketing officer. Before joining Penn Mutual, she was president of New England Financial, a wholly owned subsidiary of MetLife, and senior vice president of the Guardian Life Insurance Company. A graduate of Molloy College, Rockville Centre, N.Y., Eileen majored in mathematics and computer science, and received an honorary Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) degree in 2011. She earned her MBA in finance and investments from Adelphi University, Garden City, N.Y. and was recognized in 2013 for ‘Outstanding Service” to the university.

Year appointed: 2011