Governance 

corporate governance: putting clients first 

For a mutual company, good corporate governance means the interests of the clients come first. Our leaders are diligently and actively engaged in supporting our mission.

Executive Leadership Team

Valuing quality above quantity, our Executive Leadership Team continues to make decisions based on The Executive Committee Resolution of 1888 — to be the policyowners’ company.

View a listing of Northwestern Mutual’s Executive Leadership Team and learn more about its role.

Board of Trustees

A key piece of our corporate governance, the company’s Board of Trustees is responsible for overseeing corporate performance that promotes the interests of policyowners.

Learn more about our Board of Trustees.

Policyowners' Examining Committee

One of the unique elements of our corporate governance, and one of the ways we demonstrate our commitment to protect our clients is through our Policyowners' Examining Committee.

Learn more about the Policyowners’ Examining Committee.

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