People: Assurant Inc (AIZ)

AIZ on New York Consolidated

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20 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Elaine Rosen

61 2010 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Presiding Director

Robert Pollock

59 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Peninger

59

Robyn Stonehill

42 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Alan Colberg

52 2011 Executive Vice President - Marketing & Business Development

Bart Schwartz

61 2008 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Adam Lamnin

50 2011 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Assurant Health

S. Craig Lemasters

53 2005 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Assurant Solutions

Gene Mergelmeyer

55 2007 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Assurant Specialty Property

John Roberts

58 2009 Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Assurant Employee Benefits

John Sondej

49 2005 Senior Vice President, Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

Christopher Pagano

50 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Howard Carver

68 2002 Independent Director

Juan Cento

62 2006 Independent Director

Elyse Douglas

58 2011 Independent Director

Lawrence Jackson

60 2009 Independent Director

David Kelso

61 2007 Independent Director

Charles Koch

68 2005 Independent Director

Jean-Paul Montupet

66 2012 Independent Director

Paul Reilly

57 2011 Independent Director

Robert Stein

65 2011 Independent Director

Francesca Luthi

Senior Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Elaine Rosen

Ms. Elaine D. Rosen is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Presiding Director of Assurant Inc. Ms. Rosen served as Executive Vice President of UNUM/Provident Corporation from 1999 to 2001 and as President of UNUM Life Insurance Company of America from 1997 to 1999 after serving in various positions at the Company since 1975. Ms. Rosen currently serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Kresge Foundation, and also serves on the Board of Directors of Kforce, Inc., where she is Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of both the Nomination and Corporate Governance Committees. Ms. Rosen serves on the Board of Directors of Preble Street, a collaborative for the homeless and low income community in Portland, Maine, and is the immediate past Chair of its Board. She also serves as a Trustee of the Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges.

Robert Pollock

Mr. Robert B. Pollock is no longer President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Assurant Inc., effective December 31, 2014. He has been serving as a director and as our President and Chief Executive Officer since March 2006. He served as our President and Chief Operating Officer between July 2005 and March 2006. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer starting in January 1999. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

Michael Peninger

Mr. Michael J. Peninger is no longer Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Assurant Inc., effective August 15, 2014. Mr. Peninger was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company in March 2009, having served as Executive Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer since July 2007.

Robyn Stonehill

Ms. Robyn Price Stonehill has been appointed as Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company effective July 15, 2014. Price Stonehill previously served as senior vice president, compensation, benefits and shared services at Assurant since 2011. In that role, she set the vision and design of the total rewards programs and talent acquisition in support of the company's strategy. Throughout her 15-year career at Assurant, she held roles of increasing responsibility related to compensation, retirement, health and welfare and other human resource roles. Prior to joining Assurant in 1999, Price Stonehill advised clients on benefits and retirement matters at Arthur Andersen and KPMG.

Alan Colberg

Mr. Alan B. Colberg is Executive Vice President - Marketing & Business Development of Assurant Inc. Mr. Colberg was appointed Executive Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, effective as of his commencement of employment with the Company in March 2011. Prior to this, Mr. Colberg served in multiple positions at Bain & Company, Inc. (“Bain”), including as Managing Director of Bain’s Atlanta office and Southern region from 2000 to 2011, and as global head of the Financial Services practice from 2005 to 2011.

Bart Schwartz

Mr. Bart R. Schwartz is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary of Assurant Inc., since April 2008. He previously served as Chief Corporate Governance Officer and Secretary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation from 2006 to 2008.

Adam Lamnin

Mr. Adam D. Lamnin is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Assurant Health of Assurant Inc. Lamnin was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Assurant Health in January 2011, having served as Chief Operating Officer of Assurant Health since October 2009. Prior to that, he served in a variety of leadership roles at Assurant Solutions and Assurant Specialty Property, including as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Group Senior Vice President.

S. Craig Lemasters

Mr. S. Craig Lemasters is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Assurant Solutions of Assurant Inc., since July 2005.

Gene Mergelmeyer

Mr. Gene E. Mergelmeyer is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Assurant Specialty Property of Assurant Inc. Mr. Mergelmeyer was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Assurant Specialty Property in August 2007 and President of Assurant Specialty Property and Executive Vice President of Assurant, Inc. in July 2007.

John Roberts

Mr. John S. Roberts is Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Assurant Employee Benefits of Assurant Inc. Mr. Roberts was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Assurant Employee Benefits and Executive Vice President of Assurant, Inc. in March 2009, having served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer since July 2007.

John Sondej

Mr. John A. Sondej is Senior Vice President, Controller, Principal Accounting Officer of Assurant Inc., since January 2005. Mr. Sondej is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Christopher Pagano

Mr. Christopher J. Pagano has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company, effective August 15, 2014. Mr. Pagano has been Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer of the Company since July 2007 and President of Assurant Asset Management, a division of the Company, since January 2005. Mr. Pagano joined the Company in 1996 from Merrill Lynch where he was a vice president and government strategist in global fixed income research. He began his career at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Pagano is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Howard Carver

Mr. Howard L. Carver is Independent Director of Assurant Inc. Mr. Carver retired as an Office Managing Partner of Ernst & Young in June of 2002. Mr. Carver’s career at Ernst & Young spanned five decades, beginning as an auditor and a financial consultant. He currently is a director and serves as the Chair of the Conflicts Committee and is a member of the Audit, Trust and Compliance Committees of StoneMor Partners L.P. In 2013 Mr. Carver was appointed to the board of directors of Pinnacol Assurance, the workers compensation facility for the State of Colorado, and has been a member of its Audit Committee since 2012. Mr. Carver is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of CPAs. Mr. Carver also serves on the boards and/or finance committees of several civic/charitable organizations including the University of Wisconsin and Wadsworth Atheneum.

Juan Cento

Mr. Juan N. Cento is Independent Director of Assurant Inc. Mr. Cento is the President of the Latin America and Caribbean Division of FedEx Express, headquartered in Miami. Mr. Cento has more than 30 years of experience in the air cargo and express transportation industry. He previously worked with the Flying Tigers Line, Inc. and transitioned to FedEx in 1989 when the two companies were combined. Mr. Cento is actively involved in several non-profit organizations. He is a member of the University of Miami International Advisory Board and the International Advisory Board of Baptist Health International Center. Additionally, Mr. Cento is Chair of the Board of Directors for CLADEC (Conference of Latin American and Caribbean Express Companies) and a member of the board of the United Way of Miami-Dade.

Elyse Douglas

Ms. Elyse B. Douglas is Independent Director of Assurant, Inc. Until October 1, 2013, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. and The Hertz Corporation, one of the world’s leading car rental companies. Ms. Douglas joined Hertz in July 2006. Prior to her role at Hertz, Ms. Douglas served as Treasurer of Coty Inc. from December 1999 until July 2006. Previously, Ms. Douglas served as an Assistant Treasurer of Nabisco, Inc. from June 1995 until December 1999. She also served in various financial services capacities for 12 years at Chase Manhattan Bank (now JPMorgan Chase). Ms. Douglas is a Certified Public Accountant and chartered financial analyst.

Lawrence Jackson

Mr. Lawrence V. Jackson is Independent Director of Assurant Inc. He currently serves as senior advisor with New Mountain Capital, LLC, a private equity fund based in New York, and as Chair of SourceMark LLC. Mr. Jackson was President and Chief Executive Officer, global procurement division, of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. His prior role at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. was Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Jackson was President and Chief Operating Officer of Dollar General Corporation. He also served as Senior Vice President, Supply Operations, for Safeway, Inc. Prior to those positions, Mr. Jackson had been with PepsiCo, Inc. for 16 years, including serving as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations, of PepsiCo Food Systems, Inc. Mr. Jackson currently serves as a director of Parsons Corporation, where he chairs its Compensation Committee and serves as a member of the Executive Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Symphony/IRI Holdings, JDA Software Group Inc. and Valet Waste LLC. Mr. Jackson previously served on the board of directors of Constar, Inc. from 2009-2011 and was a member of the board of trustees of ProLogis from 2008-2010.

David Kelso

Mr. David B. Kelso is Independent Director of Assurant Inc. Mr. Kelso is a financial advisor for Kelso Advisory Services, a company he started in 2003 following two years with Aetna, Inc. where he served as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Finance. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Kelso was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director of Chubb Corporation. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of ExlService Holdings, Inc. and chairs its Nominating and Governance Committee, and is a member of its Audit Committee. Mr. Kelso also serves on the Board of Directors of the Sound Shore Fund and as the lead independent director and Chair of its Audit and Nominating Committees. Mr. Kelso was a member of the board of directors of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited from 2005 to 2010.

Charles Koch

Mr. Charles John Koch is Independent Director of Assurant Inc. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Citizens Financial Group (an affiliate of The Royal Bank of Scotland) where he is Chair of the Risk Committee. Mr. Koch also serves as a Public Interest Director on the Board of The Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati and on its Personnel and Compensation Committee and its Finance and Risk Management Committee. Mr. Koch previously served as Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of Charter One Financial, Inc. prior to its sale to The Royal Bank of Scotland. He was elected President and Chief Operating Officer in 1980, served as President and Chief Executive Officer beginning in 1988 and then served as Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of Charter One Financial, Inc. beginning in 1990. Mr. Koch served on the board of directors of Royal Bank of Scotland from 2004 to 2009 and from 2010 to April 2013, on the board of directors of Home Properties, Inc. where he was also a member of its Audit and Compensation Committees.

Jean-Paul Montupet

Mr. Jean-Paul L. Montupet is Independent Director of Assurant Inc. Until his retirement in December 2012, Mr. Montupet was the Chair of Emerson Electric Co.’s Industrial Automation business and President of Emerson Europe. During his 22 year career with Emerson Electric Co., Mr. Montupet has held a number of senior leadership roles including Executive Vice President of Emerson Electric Co. and Chief Executive Officer of Emerson Electric Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Emerson, Mr. Montupet was Chairman of the Board of Leroy-Somer, Inc. and Chairman of Founderies Montupet SA. Mr. Montupet is the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of PartnerRe Ltd. and also serves as Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee and as a member of the Risk and Finance Committee. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors of WABCO Holdings Inc., IHS Inc., where he is a member of the Risk Committee, and Lexmark International, Inc., where he chairs its Corporate Governance and Public Policy Committee.

Paul Reilly

Mr. Paul J. Reilly, CPA, is Independent Director of Assurant Inc. He currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Arrow Electronics, Inc., a distributor of electronic components and computer products. Mr. Reilly joined Arrow Electronics in early 1991 and held various positions within the company prior to assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer in 2001. Prior to joining Arrow Electronics, Mr. Reilly was a Certified Public Accountant in the business assurance practice of the New York office of KPMG Peat Marwick.

Robert Stein

Mr. Robert W. Stein is Independent Director of Assurant Inc. He is a former Global Managing Partner, Actuarial Services at Ernst & Young. Mr. Stein joined Ernst & Young in 1976 and held various leadership roles in the firm’s actuarial and insurance practice. Mr. Stein currently serves as a director of Aviva plc. Mr. Stein has more than 40 years of experience advising many of the world’s leading insurance companies on financial and operating matters. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the AICPA. He is also a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Trustee Emeritus of the Actuarial Foundation.

Francesca Luthi

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