Guardian Life of The Caribbean Enters the Antigua and Barbuda Market

October 5th, 2023


Foreground (left to right): Gregg Mannette, Head of Sales, Guardian Life of the Caribbean; Kevin Gomez, Managing Director of KA Gomez Agency; His Excellency Sir Rodney Williams, Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda.
Foreground (left to right): Gregg Mannette, Head of Sales, Guardian Life of the Caribbean; Kevin Gomez, Managing Director of KA Gomez Agency; His Excellency Sir Rodney Williams, Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda.

Guardian Group is announcing its expansion of its product and service offerings in Antigua and Barbuda with the introduction of its Life, Health and Pensions arm, Guardian Life (OECS) Limited (GL(OECS).  This strategic direction is in keeping with the Group’s thrust to become the Caribbean insurance powerhouse, by broadening its horizons and growth within new markets.

(from left to right): Gregg Mannette, Head of Sales, Guardian Life of the Caribbean; His Excellency Sir Rodney Williams, Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda and Kevin Gomez, Managing Director of KA Gomez Agency.
(from left to right): Gregg Mannette, Head of Sales, Guardian Life of the Caribbean; His Excellency Sir Rodney Williams, Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda and Kevin Gomez, Managing Director of KA Gomez Agency.

The executive team led by Mr. Gregg Mannette, Head of Sales, and Mr. Michael Austin, Consultant to the Head of Sales, Guardian Life of The Caribbean Limited recently hosted a networking event in Antigua.  The event was attended by His Excellency Sir Rodney Williams, Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda, prominent members of the business community and other key stakeholders. 

Gregg Mannette, Head of Sales, Guardian Life of the Caribbean.
Gregg Mannette, Head of Sales, Guardian Life of the Caribbean.

At the event, Mr. Mannette formally introduced agent and partner Kenneth A. Gomez Insurance Agency Ltd. (KA Gomez Agency), who has served the people of Antigua and Barbuda for over 67 years.  He said the agency is a good fit for GL(OECS) as it consistently delivers best-in-class service, is built on strong values of trust and integrity, and can perform in a highly competitive environment.

Kevin Gomez, Managing Director of KA Gomez Agency.
Kevin Gomez, Managing Director of KA Gomez Agency.

Mr. Mannette also assured the gathering that with a remarkable 175-year legacy, GL(OECS) is a proud member of the Guardian Group, a trusted name in Caribbean insurance and financial services, “We have been serving core territories like Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados, and the Dutch Caribbean and now, we are spreading our wings, venturing into new markets like Antigua and bringing exciting offerings, including annuities!”

Michael Austin, Consultant to the Head of Sales, Guardian Life of the Caribbean.
Michael Austin, Consultant to the Head of Sales, Guardian Life of the Caribbean.

Mr. Kevin Gomez, Managing Director of KA Gomez Agency, expressed his enthusiasm to work with GL(OECS) and said his team of professionals are poised to provide Antigua and Barbuda with tailor-made and an easily accessible insurance experience.

Guardian Life (OECS) Limited pledges to serve, protect, and partner with the Antigua and Barbuda community in building a better tomorrow as it embarks on this new and exciting chapter. 

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