Assurant, Inc. today named Eric Greenman executive vice president and chief investment officer, effective Aug. 15, 2014. Greenman previously served as Assurant’s senior vice president, head of fixed income. He will continue to report to Christopher J. Pagano, Assurant’s incoming chief financial officer, who he succeeds as CIO.
In his new role, Greenman will oversee the investment strategy and management of Assurant’s $16 billion investment portfolio.
“Eric has played a key role in developing and executing Assurant’s successful investment strategy,” said Robert B. Pollock, CEO and president of Assurant, Inc. “Eric’s financial expertise, extensive experience and knowledge of Assurant will ensure a smooth transition as he executes our long-term investment strategy and maximizes returns for the company.”
Greenman first joined Assurant in 1998, serving as vice president, quantitative analyst of Fortis Advisers, a predecessor company of Assurant. From 2001 to 2004, he served as director, quantitative strategies at New York Life Investment Management before returning to Assurant to serve as head of fixed income.
A chartered financial analyst, Greenman earned a Bachelor of Science degree with concentrations in investments, information systems and entrepreneurial studies from Babson College. He earned a Master of Business Administration in finance from Columbia University's Business School.
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; lender-placed homeowners insurance; property preservation services; 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 17,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. For more information on Assurant, please visit www.assurant.com and follow us on Twitter @AssurantNews.