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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Elaine Rosen

64 2010 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Richard Dziadzio

53 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Gene Mergelmeyer

58 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Robyn Stonehill

45 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Ajay Waghray

55 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Bart Schwartz

64 2008 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

John Sondej

51 2005 Senior Vice President, Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

Doris Vigo

2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

Gregory DeChurch

2017 Deputy General Counsel

Alan Colberg

55 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Howard Carver

72 2002 Independent Director

Juan Cento

65 2006 Independent Director

Elyse Douglas

61 2011 Independent Director

Lawrence Jackson

63 2009 Independent Director

Charles Koch

70 2005 Independent Director

Jean-Paul Montupet

69 2012 Independent Director

Paul Reilly

60 2011 Independent Director

Robert Stein

68 2011 Independent Director

Suzanne Shepherd

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Elaine Rosen

Ms. Elaine D. Rosen is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board 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 chairs the Board of Trustees of The Kresge Foundation and serves on the Board of Directors of Preble Street, a collaborative for the homeless and low income community in Portland, Maine. She also serves as a founding trustee and a member of the Executive Committee of the Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges.

Richard Dziadzio

Mr. Richard S. Dziadzio has been Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Dziadzio was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer effective July 2016. Before joining Assurant, Mr. Dziadzio served as Chief Financial Officer of QBE North America beginning in August 2013. From April 2012 to July 2013, Mr. Dziadzio was Chief Financial Officer of ANV, a specialty underwriter. Prior to that, from 1994 to 2012, Mr. Dziadzio held a number of positions including Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive Vice President for AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company and AXA Financial, Inc.

Gene Mergelmeyer

Mr. Gene E. Mergelmeyer is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Mergelmeyer was appointed Chief Operating Officer effective July 2016. Before assuming his current position, Mr. Mergelmeyer served as Chief Administrative Officer of Assurant since August 2014 with responsibility for Assurant’s Technology Infrastructure Group and other corporate enterprise functions. He 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.

Robyn Stonehill

Ms. Robyn Price Stonehill is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Ms. Price Stonehill was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Assurant, Inc. in July 2014. Before assuming her current role at Assurant, she served as Senior Vice President of Compensation, Benefits and Shared Services at the Company since 2009.

Ajay Waghray

Mr. Ajay Waghray is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of the company. Mr. Waghray was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer effective May 2016. Prior to joining Assurant, Mr. Waghray served as Chief Information Officer of Verizon Enterprise Solutions beginning in January 2012 and Chief Information Officer of Verizon Wireless from May 2007 to January 2012. The Management Committee of Assurant (the “Management Committee”) consists of the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, certain Company Executive Vice Presidents and presidents of certain of the Company’s lines of business.

Bart Schwartz

Mr. Bart R. Schwartz is no longer Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary of Assurant Inc., effective end of 2017. Mr. Schwartz has been Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary since April 2008.

John Sondej

Mr. John A. Sondej is no longer Senior Vice President, Controller, Principal Accounting Officer of Assurant Inc., effective June 1, 2017. 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.

Doris Vigo

Ms. Doris Vigo is Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer of the company. She joined Assurant in 1994 and has worked in various legal, government relations and compliance roles within the company. In 2014, she was named to lead the International legal teams in Latin America, Europe, Canada and Asia. Prior to joining Assurant, Vigo was a litigation associate at Colodny Fass & Talenfeld.

Gregory DeChurch

Mr. Gregory DeChurch is Deputy General Counsel of the company. He has been promoted to deputy general counsel. In this new role, DeChurch will continue to oversee all legal operations directly connected with the company’s business lines and will be the second highest-ranking official in the legal department. DeChurch joined Assurant in 1994 as staff counsel and eventually rose to senior vice president and general counsel of Assurant Solutions and Assurant Specialty Property. He earned his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law and his bachelor’s degree from University of Notre Dame.

Alan Colberg

Mr. Alan B. Colberg is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Assurant, Inc. Mr. Colberg is President and Chief Executive Officer of Assurant, Inc. He was named the Company’s President, effective September 16, 2014, and became Chief Executive Officer and director on January 1, 2015. Mr. Colberg joined Assurant as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development in March 2011. Before joining Assurant, Mr. Colberg worked for Bain & Company, Inc. for 22 years, founding and heading Bain’s Atlanta office since 2000. He also served as Bain’s global practice leader for financial services, advising leading global companies, including Assurant. Mr. Colberg has long been active in civic leadership roles having served as chairman of the board of the Atlanta International School and on the boards of the Woodruff Arts Center and the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Colberg was elected to the board of directors of CarMax, Inc. in October 2015 and is a member of its Audit Committee.

Howard Carver

Mr. Howard L. Carver is Independent Director of Assurant Inc. Mr. Carver retired as an Office Managing Partner of Ernst & Young LLP in June of 2002. Mr. Carver’s career at Ernst & Young spanned five decades, beginning as an auditor and a financial consultant. 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 and, since August 2015 chair of its Governance & Ethics Committee and chair of its board. 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 or has recently served on the boards and/or audit committees of several civic and charitable organizations. Given Mr. Carver’s experience and qualifications, the Company has designated him as an Audit Committee financial expert for purposes of SEC Regulation S-K, Item 407(d)(5).

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, Florida. Mr. Cento has more than 30 years of experience in the air cargo and express transportation industry. He previously worked with Flying Tigers Line, Inc. and transitioned to FedEx in 1989 when the two companies were combined. Mr. Cento is involved in several non-profit organizations. He is a member of the International Advisory Board of Baptist Health System and the Council of the Americas. 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. Ms. Douglas served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. and The Hertz Corporation until October 1, 2013. 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. Mr. Jackson currently serves as a senior advisor with New Mountain Capital, LLC, as a manager of private equity funds based in New York and as Chair of the board of SourceMark LLC. Previously, Mr. Jackson served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the global procurement division and as the Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Jackson was President and Chief Operating Officer of Dollar General Corporation and Senior Vice President, Supply Operations, for Safeway, Inc. Mr. Jackson was also with PepsiCo, Inc. for 16 years in various executive roles. In connection with his position at New Mountain Capital, Mr. Jackson serves on the boards of several portfolio companies. Mr. Jackson previously served as a director on the board of Parsons Corporation and as chair of its Compensation Committee.

Charles Koch

Mr. Charles John Koch is Independent Director of Assurant Inc. Mr. Koch is a Public Interest Director on the board of The Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati and serves as a member of its Personnel and Compensation Committee, its Finance and Risk Management Committee and its Nomination & Governance 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 became Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer in 1990. Mr. Koch is also a past Chair of the Board of Trustees of Case Western Reserve University and the past Chair of the Board of Trustees of John Carroll University.

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 held a number of senior leadership roles including Executive Vice President of Emerson Electric Co. and Chief Executive Officer of Emerson Electric Asia Pacific.

Paul Reilly

Mr. Paul J. Reilly, CPA, is Independent Director of Assurant Inc. From May 2016 until his retirement in January 2017, Mr. Reilly was Executive Vice President of Arrow Electronics, Inc., distributor of electronic components and computer products. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Arrow from 2001 until May 2016. Mr. Reilly joined Arrow Electronics in 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. Mr. Stein is a former Global Managing Partner, Actuarial Services at Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Stein joined Ernst & Young in 1976 and held various leadership roles in the firm’s actuarial and insurance practice. He currently serves on the board of Resolution Life Holdings, Inc. 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. Given Mr. Stein’s experience and qualifications, the Company has designated him as an Audit Committee financial expert for purposes of SEC Regulation S-K, Item 407(d)(5).

Suzanne Shepherd

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