Inc. (NYSE:AIZ), a premier provider of specialty insurance and
insurance-related products and services, today announces Robyn
Price Stonehill, 42, as executive vice president, chief human
resources officer and member of the company's management committee,
effective July 15, 2014. Price Stonehill will report to Robert
B. Pollock, president and CEO of Assurant, Inc. She succeeds Sylvia
R. Wagner, 65, who will retire this year following a distinguished
40-year career with the company.
"Robyn Price Stonehill is a great example of our deep bench of talent at
Assurant," said Pollock. "Her proven leadership abilities and financial
acumen will be important to Asurant as we adapt to address expanding
consumer needs and grow. She exemplifies our company's values and will
be a strong steward of a company culture dedicated to helping customers
protect what matters most to them."
In her new role, Price Stonehill will lead Assurant's human resources
functions, including total rewards programs, talent management and
shared services functions.
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.
Sylvia Wagner Retirement
Sylvia Wagner led Assurant human resources and development teams at
Assurant since July 2009, during a period of significant change in the
insurance and financial services industry.
"As the chief advocate for our culture and our employees, Sylvia
provided valuable guidance and outstanding service as we have refined
our strategy and reshaped our organization for growth," said Pollock.
"Among her contributions were multiple initiatives to increase
innovation, gain enterprise efficiencies and develop adaptive leadership
skills critical to the ongoing transformation of Assurant. We are
grateful for her dedicated service."
Executive biographies for Price Stonehill and Wagner are available at www.assurant.com,
or from the company.
Assurant is a premier provider of specialized insurance products and
related services in North America, Latin America, Europe and other
select worldwide markets. The four key businesses -- Assurant Solutions,
Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health and Assurant Employee
Benefits -- partner with clients who are leaders in their industries and
build leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market
segments. Assurant businesses provide mobile device protection; debt
protection administration; credit-related insurance; warranties and
service contracts; pre-funded funeral insurance; solar project
insurance; lender-placed homeowners insurance; renters insurance and
related products; manufactured housing homeowners insurance; individual
health and small employer group health insurance; group dental
insurance; group disability insurance; and group life insurance.
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
approximately $30 billion in assets and $9 billion in annual revenue.
Assurant has approximately 16,600 employees worldwide and is
headquartered in New York's financial district. For more information on
Assurant, please visit www.assurant.com
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