MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Assurant Health, a national provider of major medical, fixed-benefit and supplemental health insurance products, announces the promotion of Charles Steele to senior vice president-executive sales officer.
In his new role, Steele will be responsible for developing, expanding and enhancing Assurant Health’s distribution capabilities to grow sales. Steele previously was vice president-sales.
Steele, who joined Assurant Health in 2005, has held leadership positions in marketing, product and sales areas, and has been involved in a number of significant product launches, new distribution partnerships and strategic business opportunities. He has played a key role in enhancing the structure, processes and capabilities of the Regional Sales Director channel and has worked to expand the Managing General Agent (MGA) channel to support the addition of Assurant Health’s new partners as it grows its national distribution capabilities.
Steele has a bachelor’s in history from Whitman College and an MBA from the University of Denver. Prior to joining Assurant Health, Steele worked for GreatWest Healthcare, now part of Cigna, for 15 years.
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 $29 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. www.assurant.com.
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