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Assurant Appoints Jeff Unterreiner as President, U.S. Connected Living


(NYSE:AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions,
today announced the appointment of Jeff Unterreiner as president, U.S.
Connected Living. He is responsible for ensuring operational excellence
and leading business and client development opportunities in the U.S.

"Our growth in the U.S. has been considerable over the last several
years, which is why we are dedicating leadership to this market with
Jeff's appointment," said Manny Becerra, president of Global Connected
Living. "Jeff has been successful in several critical leadership roles
at Assurant and is the right person to ensure we continue to meet the
needs of our clients and their customers in the U.S., while we continue
to expand our global growth initiatives."

Previously, Unterreiner served as senior vice president of Assurant's
Global Connected Living team. He focused on helping clients deliver a
better customer experience, increase revenue and build loyalty through
end-to-end product lifecycle management solutions, including support,
protection and logistics offerings.

"It's a time of great opportunity in our business" said Unterreiner.
"We've built a great deal of momentum across our markets, especially in
the U.S. By developing innovative solutions that help consumers get the
most out of their connected products, we're also able to deliver
competitive advantage to our clients."

Unterreiner has held several other roles at Assurant including
overseeing the strategy, client management, business development,
marketing, channel development and point-of-sale execution for the
extended protection and payment protection businesses. He also has
served as the division's chief marketing officer for Europe and as vice
president for strategic business development. Unterreiner began his
career at Assurant in 1996.

Unterreiner earned a bachelor's degree in marketing and professional
sales from the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State

About Assurant

Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) is a global provider of risk management
solutions, protecting where consumers live and the goods they buy. A
Fortune 500 company, Assurant focuses on the housing and lifestyle
markets, and is among the market leaders in mobile device protection and
related services; extended service contracts; vehicle protection
products; pre-funded funeral insurance; renters insurance; and
lender-placed homeowners insurance. Assurant has a market presence in 21
countries, while its Assurant Foundation works to support and improve
communities. Learn more at
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