Milwaukee, March 12, 2012 - Milwaukee-based Assurant Health, a national provider of major medical, fixed-benefit and supplemental health insurance products, announces several recent leadership promotions within its Information Technology (IT) department. These promotions are part of a broader organizational realignment designed to strengthen Assurant Health’s ability to deliver affordable health care options to customers.
Manish Chawla, 41, has been promoted to vice president of data architecture from IT director of solution delivery. Chawla will be responsible for the company’s Data, Architecture and Compliance areas, to enable better governance and integration with the business and to develop IT systems strategy.
Steve Hannan, 39, has been promoted to vice president of IT business solutions. In his new role, Hannan will lead Assurant Health’s information technology project portfolio process and delivery. Hannan most recently served as IT director.
Dan Mishich, 41, has been promoted to director of information technology and will oversee the Mainframe Center of Excellence for Claims and Solution Governance. Prior to his promotion, Mishich served as manager of solution delivery for the Mainframe Center of Excellence—Claims.
Brad Pokorny, 43, has been promoted to director of data strategy execution. In his new position, Pokorny will lead strategic IT delivery, support, architecture and relationship management functions. Previously, Pokorny served as manager of application management, customer service, document/imaging and work management at Assurant Health.
“The breadth and depth of experience that Manish, Steve, Dan and Brad bring to our IT leadership will enable us to better support the business, as we work to improve our systems to provide a better experience for our customers and improve efficiency,” said Chris Dowler, senior vice president and chief information officer for Assurant Health.
About Assurant Health
Assurant Health is the brand name for a family of health insurance products focused on providing a variety of affordable plan choices to consumers. The portfolio of health care products includes major medical, supplemental and fixed-benefit plans for individuals, families and small employers. Assurant Health is committed to providing access to convenient health care delivery, easy-to-understand products and value-added services that help customers better manage their health care dollars and get the most out of their coverage—ultimately seeking to protect not only financial security but also the health and well being of its customers. Assurant Health’s products are underwritten and issued by John Alden Life Insurance Company, Union Security Insurance Company and Time Insurance Company, which has been in business since 1892. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Assurant Health employs approximately 2,000 employees. www.assuranthealth.com
Additional Company Information
Assurant Health is part of Assurant, a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and select worldwide markets. 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 $27 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue. www.assurant.com
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