Mike Anderson Receives GSU Icon Leadership Award

Honor bestowed for longtime advocacy and innovation in risk management at Assurant Solutions

May 21, 2015

ATLANTA –-The Georgia State University Risk Management Foundation, Inc., recently presented Mike Anderson, chief operating officer of Assurant Solutions, its Icon Leadership Award for innovation in risk management. Anderson received the honor at the inaugural presentation of ‘The Riskies’ Risk Science and Insurance Leadership Awards held on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

“The Icon Leadership Award recognizes those risk and insurance industry leaders who exemplify the professional and business knowledge principles envisioned by the Risk Management and Insurance Department at Georgia State University,” said Richard Phillips, dean of the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University and the C.V. Starr professor of risk management and insurance. “We’re pleased to recognize Mr. Anderson as the first recipient of this prestigious award.”

Anderson oversees risk management for Assurant Solutions’ global businesses, which span 24 locations and 13 countries. During his tenure with the company, Anderson established and developed the first dedicated risk management group for its vehicle service contract business in 2000 and later for its international operations. Since that time, Anderson has been at the forefront of adapting best practices and risk management methodologies to match changes in consumer behavior, Assurant Solutions’ product mix and global footprint expansion.

“I’m honored to be recognized with this award,” said Anderson. “In today’s fast-moving market, we work hard at Assurant to strike the right balance between rapid progress and prudent restraint to help our clients manage risk while keeping their customers’ lives running smoothly.”

About Assurant Solutions

For over 35 years Assurant Solutions has been there to protect consumer finances, possessions and peace of mind. Today, Assurant Solutions is a global leader in keeping consumers connected to their digital lives. With operations in 24 locations and 13 countries, the company’s global team of 5,000 employees are dedicated to delivering the best customer service experience anywhere in the world. That’s why industry leading mobile carriers, manufacturers, retailers, financial institutions, vehicle dealers and funeral homes choose to partner with Assurant Solutions. From mobile devices to major appliances, from cars to computers, Assurant Solutions helps protect what matters most. Assurant Solutions is a great place to work with an award-winning culture valuing leadership and innovation. Visit us at assurantsolutions.com, follow us on Twitter @AssurantMatters or like us on Facebook.

Assurant Solutions is part of Assurant, a provider of specialty protection products and related services. Assurant operates in North America, Latin America, Europe and other select worldwide markets through four operating segments. Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health and Assurant Employee Benefits partner with clients who are leaders in their industries to provide consumers peace of mind and financial security.

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 $31 billion in assets and $10 billion in annual revenue. For more information on Assurant, please visit www.assurant.com.