The Board of Directors and Executive Management of Pacific Life Insurance Company are committed to the highest ethical standards in maintaining the Corporation's success, which provides lasting benefit to its policyholders. The number of directors on the Pacific Mutual Holding Company Board will be between seven to thirteen with at least 75% of the Board consisting of independent Directors. Currently, there are twelve directors on the Board and the Chair is independent. Pacific Mutual observes the definition of an independent director as set forth in the New York Stock Exchange Listed Company Manual as well as requirements of applicable laws and regulations. The Board places a high priority on the engagement and diversity of the Board and actively considers diversity, along with experience, wisdom, judgment, and integrity, in recruitment and nomination of directors. Board members are elected to serve three-year terms and performance and effectiveness is reviewed at least annually. Average Board tenure is ten years as of May 2023.
Our Board independence statement and additional guidelines can be found in our Board and Corporate Governance Guidelines and Committee Charters.