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Assurant Solutions Executive Manuel Becerra Joins Leadership of CTIA Wireless Association

Monday, October 17, 2011

Assurant Solutions Executive Manuel Becerra Joins Leadership of CTIA Wireless Association08:30 EDT Monday, October 17, 2011ATLANTA, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Assurant Solutions, a leading global provider of extended service contracts, today announced Manuel "Manny" Becerra, president of Assurant Solutions' Mobile Services division, has been elected to the 2012 Board of Directors for CTIA - The Wireless Association. CTIA is a Washington, D.C.-based international industry trade group representing all wireless communication sectors including cellular, personal communication services and enhanced specialized mobile radio. Board elections were announced at the CTIA annual meeting in San Diego on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011.?The Wireless Association is a valuable resource for businesses that seek to grow within this rapidly evolving industry,? said Becerra. ?I?m honored to join this group of colleagues who are as excited as I am about the possibilities the mobile industry represents internationally, both for business and for consumers.?During the past 19 years, Becerra has held a series of leadership positions at Assurant Solutions involving product development, marketing, sales, finance, client services, customer care and operations. Becerra ran the Assurant Solutions consumer electronics warranty business division for eight years and has served as president of the mobile services business since 2008. The Assurant Solutions Mobile Services business provides protection programs and repair services for a wide variety of mobile devices in partnership with leading wireless carriers. Assurant Solutions has decades of experience offering protection products and services that provide value for both clients and consumers. With offices in 12 countries throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Caribbean, Assurant Solutions provides service contracts to millions of individuals worldwide.About Assurant SolutionsAssurant Solutions businesses develop, underwrite, market and administer specialty insurance, extended service contracts and other risk management solutions through collaborative relationships with leading financial institutions, retailers, automobile dealers, funeral homes, manufacturers, wireless carriers and other entities. With operations in 25 locations, including executive offices in Atlanta, Assurant Solutions serves clients and their customers in 12 countries throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and Asia. www.assurantsolutions.comAssurant Solutions is part of Assurant, a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and 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. Assurant has approximately 14,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. Assurant SolutionsFor further information: Patrice Eastham, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Assurant Solutions, +1-770-763-2740, +1-404-373-8232 C