Navigation Links
Assurant Announces Two Executive Appointments
Date:8/13/2008

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Assurant, Inc. ("Assurant") (NYSE: AIZ), a premier provider of specialty insurance and insurance-related products and services, announced today that Jane Meyer has been appointed senior vice president, human resources, and Allen Walker has been appointed senior vice president, organizational development and corporate communications effective immediately. Both positions are newly created.

Both Ms. Meyer and Mr. Walker will continue to report to Assurant executive vice president Lesley Silvester. In their new roles, Ms. Meyer will lead Assurant's corporate human resources activities, while Mr. Walker will head the company's organizational development initiatives, as well as corporate internal and external communications.

"I am extremely pleased to recognize the outstanding contributions of these two long-tenured employees," said Ms. Silvester. "Jane's in-depth understanding of Assurant's human resource needs has played an instrumental role in fostering a positive company culture, and Allen's leadership position in Assurant's corporate communications department has been integral to the development of the company. Both Jane and Allen are valuable assets at Assurant and we look forward to their continued involvement in developing the talent and leadership necessary to execute our business strategies."

Ms. Meyer, 59, joined Assurant in 1993 and has progressively expanded her responsibilities. Most recently, as vice president, human resources, Ms. Meyer played a lead role in several strategic human resources initiatives. In particular, she led the human resource integration initiatives for Assurant's Finance, Legal, Corporate Technology and Risk Advisory Services groups. Ms. Meyer earned a bachelor's degree in business management from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Since joining Assurant in 1988, Mr. Walker, 49, has continually taken on roles of increased responsibility. Most recently, as vice president, organizational development and corporate communications, Mr. Walker led Assurant's executive development initiatives, the company's succession management process, and Assurant's internal and external communications. He earned a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Assurant is a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and selected international markets. Its four key businesses -- Assurant Employee Benefits, Assurant Health, Assurant Solutions and Assurant Specialty Property -- have partnered with clients who are leaders in their industries and have built leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments worldwide.

Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has more than $26 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. http://www.assurant.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Assurant, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Assurant Health Names Jennifer Kopps-Wagner Senior Vice President and General Counsel
2. MedAssurants Dr. Keith Dunleavy to Present at AHIPs Institute 2008
3. Assurant President and Chief Executive Officer Robert B. Pollock to Present at Merrill Lynch Insurance Investor Conference on February 12
4. Assurant Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.12 per Share
5. Assurant Health Gains Access to Great-West Healthcares Nationwide Network
6. MinuteClinic Becomes Participating Provider with Assurant Health
7. Lotus Pharmaceuticals Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2008 Results
8. Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces Clarification of Eprint Viewing of Case Report in Advances in Skin and Wound Journal
9. Westaim announces 2008 second quarter results
10. Care Investment Trust Inc. Announces an Agreement in Principle for CIT Healthcare to Purchase Mortgage Assets and Reduce Management Fee
11. Barr Announces Agreements to Settle Mirapex(R) and Aggrenox(R) Patent Challenges
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... plastic surgery procedures that most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to ... known procedures, but also many of these less common operations such as calf and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg ... Legal Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among ... Greenberg Traurig Shareholders received special honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The ... published in Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. , ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Pro-Am Heroes Golf Classic Tournament held on June 20th at the Woodmont Country ... local charity, Luke’s Wings, an organization dedicated to helping service members that have been ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Randall Markarian, DDS, are co-chairs for the Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS) Foundation’s ... 15-16 at the Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville. , They expect ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 The vast majority of dialysis ... facility.  Treatments are usually 3 times a week, with ... including travel time, equipment preparation and wait time.  This ... grueling for patients who are elderly and frail.  Many ... and rehabilitation centers for some duration of time. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 The Biotechnology industry ... to present great opportunities to investors. Stock-Callers.com assesses the ... Corp. (NYSE: XON ), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. ... ARNA ), and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ... and receive your complimentary trade alerts at: ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCTH ), a ... of primary and metastatic liver cancers, announces that the ... www.againsttheodds.eu - has been awarded a silver medal ... The website was developed as an education ... who are coping with the devastating diagnosis of cancer ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: