MILWAUKEE, Jan. 8, 2013 – Assurant Health, a national provider of major medical, fixed-benefit and supplemental health insurance products, has promoted Michelle Pierce, 34, to vice president, managing attorney.
In her new role, Pierce will assume responsibility for all aspects of legal support of the organization’s health insurance products for individuals and small employers.
“Michelle has played an important role in providing legal support for the development of our Assurant Health Access SM fixed-benefit products,” said Jennifer Kopps-Wagner, senior vice president and general counsel. “Her expertise in health care reform will be invaluable as Assurant Health continues to develop affordable health insurance options for consumers.”
Pierce, who joined Assurant Health in 2003, received her juris doctor from Marquette University Law School and is an alumna of Illinois State University.
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. Its products are underwritten and issued by John Alden Life Insurance Company, Union Security Life Insurance Company and Time Insurance Company, which has been in business since 1892. More information is at www.assuranthealth.com
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 $28 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. www.assurant.com.
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