Assurant Inc. has picked Robert Pollock to become the company’s president and chief operating officer.[@@]
Pollock has been the chief financial officer of Assurant, New York, which sells health insurance, employee benefits and a variety of property-casualty insurance products.
Pollock will be getting the president’s title from J. Kerry Clayton, who will be keeping the chief executive officer title.
Pollock has been working for Assurant since 1974. Before he became CFO of Assurant, he was president of the company’s employee benefits unit.
Pollock has a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and holds the Fellow of the Society of Actuaries professional designation.
In related news, Assurant says it is splitting its Assurant Solutions property-casualty unit into a consumer protection division and a specialty property division.