MILWAUKEE, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Assurant Health, a national provider of major medical, fixed-benefit and supplemental health insurance products, announces the appointment of Mike Hamilton as its Senior Vice President, Chief Sales Officer.
In this role, Hamilton, 46, will be responsible for enhancing and expanding the company's distribution capabilities.
"Mike brings a well-developed skill set and sales leadership experience that is essential for this executive role," said Assurant Health CEO Adam Lamnin. "Mike will work closely with our product line leaders to enhance our offerings and to help grow sales."
Hamilton has held a number of high-profile roles during more than 20 years in the financial services and insurance industries. Most recently, he was the CEO of his own consultancy, where he provided direction to businesses looking to build distribution and operational capabilities.
Prior to consulting, Hamilton served as president of Nationwide Retail Distribution/chief executive officer Nationwide Securities, LLC, and Nationwide Financial Network, where he created and implemented a complex distribution strategy, which involved integrating multiple distribution channels and implementing sales metrics. Hamilton also has served in leadership roles at Merrill Lynch, North American Financial Corporation and Jackson National Life.
Prior to his career in financial services, Hamilton served as a captain in the Armored Cavalry division of the U.S. Army, earning a Bronze Star for valor, the Kuwaiti Liberation Medal and a Presidential Citation during Desert Storm. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., and is married with three children.
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 Life Insurance Company and Time Insurance Company, which has been in business since 1892. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Assurant Health employs approximately 2,000 employees. More information about Assurant Health can be found on the company's website 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. www.assurant.com
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