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John Brennan

Chairman Emeritus and Senior Advisor
The Vanguard Group

John Brennan

John "Jack" Brennan is chairman emeritus and senior advisor of The Vanguard Group, Inc., one of the world’s largest investment companies.

Mr. Brennan joined Vanguard in July 1982. Headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, Vanguard comprises more than 170 separate domestic investment portfolios, with current U.S. fund assets of more than $1.8 trillion. He was elected president in 1989, served as chief executive officer from 1996 to 2008, and chairman of the board from 1998 to 2009.

Mr. Brennan is a director of General Electric Company; a director of LPL Financial; a director of Guardian Life Insurance Company of America; a governor and lead governor of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA); and sits on several other non-profit and academic boards.

Mr. Brennan graduated from Dartmouth College and earned a master’s degree in business administration from the Harvard Business School. He has received honorary degrees from Curry College and Drexel University.