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Assurant Inc (AIZ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Elaine Rosen

63 2010 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Richard Dziadzio

52 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Michael Anderson

58 2016 Interim President of Assurant Solutions

Gene Mergelmeyer

57 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Robyn Stonehill

44 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Bart Schwartz

63 2008 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

John Sondej

51 2005 Senior Vice President, Controller, Principal Accounting Officer

Emmet Burns

2016 Senior Vice President - Brand and Marketing

Ajay Waghray

2016 Chief Technology Officer

Alan Colberg

54 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Howard Carver

71 2002 Independent Director

Juan Cento

64 2006 Independent Director

Elyse Douglas

60 2011 Independent Director

Lawrence Jackson

62 2009 Independent Director

Charles Koch

69 2005 Independent Director

Jean-Paul Montupet

68 2012 Independent Director

Paul Reilly

59 2011 Independent Director

Robert Stein

67 2011 Independent Director

Francesca Luthi

Executive Vice President - Investor Relations ,Chief Communication and Marketing 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 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., effective July 18, 2016. He served as Chief Financial Officer of QBE North America from August 2013 until July 2016. 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.

Michael Anderson

Mr. Michael D. Anderson is Interim President of Assurant Solutions of the Company since February 2016. Before assuming his current role, he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer at Assurant Solutions since 2013.

Gene Mergelmeyer

Mr. Gene E. Mergelmeyer is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He was Chief Administrative Officer of the Company., and President and Chief Executive Officer of Assurant Specialty Property . Mr. Mergelmeyer was named Chief Administrative Officer of Assurant in 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. On February 16, 2016, the Company announced that Mr. Mergelmeyer is to be named Chief Operating Officer, effective July 1, 2016.

Robyn Stonehill

Ms. Robyn Price Stonehill is 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.

Bart Schwartz

Mr. Bart R. Schwartz is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary of Assurant Inc., since 28 April 2008. He previously served as Chief Corporate Governance Officer and Secretary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation from 2006 to 2008.

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.

Emmet Burns

Mr. Emmet Burns is Senior Vice President - Brand and Marketing of the Company. He will be based in Atlanta, brings more than 25 years of marketing and branding experience with key roles in both the financial services and packaged goods sectors, including Barclays, Bank of America, Bayer and Procter & Gamble. Most recently, he served as senior vice president, brand and integrated marketing director at SunTrust Banks, Inc. There he led the development and execution of marketing strategies to drive enterprise brand and revenue growth for SunTrust's business units.

Ajay Waghray

Mr. Ajay Waghray is Chief Technology Officer of the company. His leadership in the technology field has been widely recognized. In 2011, he was named to InformationWeek 500, a list of U.S. technology innovators. He won InfoWorld's CTO 25 award and a CIO 100 award from CIO magazine in 2010. Two years earlier, he was honored as one of ComputerWorld's Premier 100 IT Leaders. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a master's degree in computer science from West Virginia University, and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India.

Alan Colberg

Mr. Alan B. Colberg is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Assurant, Inc., effective Jan. 1, 2015. 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. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree with highest honors in accounting and finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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.

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. Until October 1, 2013, 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.

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. Mr. Reilly 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 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.

Francesca Luthi