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Assurant Health Announces Executive Changes

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Milwaukee-based Assurant Health, a leading national provider of individual medical, small group and specialty health insurance products, announced a couple of senior leadership changes on June 30.

Effective July 15, Mike Norderhaug, CLU, ChFC, (shown at left) will become senior vice president and executive sales officer and assume comprehensive oversight and responsibility of the Assurant Health sales organization, filling the post previously held by Laura Hohing, who is retiring from Assurant Health. Norderhaug, 55, has held various sales executive roles at Assurant Health throughout the past 17 years.

Also effective July 15, Scott Krienke, 56, will become senior vice president – product and marketing, assuming responsibility for a consolidated function. This will strengthen the comprehensive approach Assurant Health takes to deliver products that meet the evolving health care needs of customers. Previously, the marketing function was headed by Debbie Kramer, senior vice president – marketing, who is leaving Assurant Health. Krienke previously served as senior vice president – product lines. He joined the company in 1984 and has also held the roles of vice president – human resources and vice president – claims and customer service. Krienke led the development of the Medical Savings Account and Health Savings Account products, the first of their type to be marketed in the U.S. Prior to joining Assurant Health, he worked for Northwestern National Insurance Company. Krienke holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Marquette University, as well as the FLMI and ALHC designations. He is treasurer of the Board of Directors of Pathfinders.

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