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Assurant names new president and CEO

Staff writer | New York, N.Y., USA | September 17, 2014
Alan ColbergSeptember 17, 2014, New York, N.Y., USA - Assurant, Inc., a provider of specialty insurance products and services, appoints Alan B. Colberg, as president, effective September 16, 2014, and as CEO and director, effective January 1, 2015.
Since joining Assurant in March 2011, Mr. Colberg has served as executive vice president, marketing and business development.

He joined Assurant following a 22-year career with Bain & Company, Inc. During his tenure there, he held numerous operational and leadership roles.

He served as Bain’s global practice leader for Financial Services and advised leading global companies such as Assurant.

In 2010, Consulting Magazine recognized Mr. Colberg as one of the world's top 25 consultants and for his excellence in the financial services sector.

Mr. Colberg 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.

He succeeds Robert B. Pollock who announced his plan to retire earlier this year after 33 years with the company.

Mr. Pollock will work closely with Colberg during his remaining time at the company to ensure a smooth transition.