MILWAUKEE, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Milwaukee-based Assurant Health, a leading national provider of individual medical, small group and specialty health insurance products, announces that Jennifer Kopps-Wagner has been named Senior Vice President and General Counsel, effective immediately.
Kopps-Wagner joined Assurant Health in 1999, holding a succession of positions in the company's legal department. In her most recent role as Vice President, Legal, she provided legal support and counsel for Assurant Health's Individual Medical and Worksite and Specialty Products product lines, as well as the Operations area.
Kopps-Wagner has served on the America's Health Insurance Plan's (AHIP) CEO Task Force Subcommittee on Rescission. She currently serves as Secretary for the Assurant Health Foundation and will be joining the Wisconsin Chapter Board of Directors of the March of Dimes in October 2008. Kopps-Wagner earned her bachelors degree from Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wis. and her law degree from the University of Wisconsin.
Don Hamm, Assurant Health's president and chief executive officer said: "As we continue to serve the needs of our customers, business partners and shareholders, Jennifer's high level knowledge and skills are a true asset. She brings a great deal of experience to this role and I am extremely pleased to make this announcement."
About Assurant Health
Assurant Health has been in business since 1892 and is the brand name for products underwritten and issued by Time Insurance Company, John Alden Life Insurance Company and Union Security Insurance Company. Together, these three underwriting companies provide health insurance coverage for almost one million people nationwide. Primary products include individual medical, small group, short-term and student health insurance products, consumer-choice products such as Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements, as well as non-insurance products. With almost 3,000 employees, Assurant Health is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., and has operations offices in Minnesota, Idaho and Florida, as well as sales offices across the country. The Assurant Health Web site is http://www.assuranthealth.com
Assurant Health is part of Assurant, a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and selected international markets. Its four key businesses -- Assurant Solutions; Assurant Specialty Property; Assurant Health; and Assurant Employee Benefits -- 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 over $26 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue. http://www.assurant.com
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