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Manuel Becerra of Assurant Solutions Reelected to CTIA Wireless Association Board of Directors

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Manuel Becerra of Assurant Solutions Reelected to CTIA Wireless Association Board of Directors

08:30 EDT Thursday, October 17, 2013

ATLANTA (Business Wire) -- Assurant Solutions, a leading global provider of mobile protection products and services, today announces that Manny Becerra, president of its Mobile Services business, has been elected to the CTIA Board of Directors for a third term, beginning Jan. 1, 2014. CTIA – The Wireless Association® is an international industry trade group representing all wireless communication sectors.

“CTIA is a valuable resource for U.S. businesses in the mobile industry,” said Becerra. “It's my honor to once again serve the CTIA board, and I will continue to do my best to provide value to the organization and its board members.”

The newly elected CTIA board will begin its one year term on January 1, 2014. CTIA is an international nonprofit membership organization that has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA also coordinates the industry's voluntary efforts to provide consumers with a variety of choices and information regarding their wireless products and services. This includes the voluntary industry guidelines; programs that promote mobile device recycling and reusing; and wireless accessibility for individuals with disabilities.

“CTIA's members provide U.S. consumers with the world's best wireless service and consistently make significant investments in the U.S. economy. Among the 2014 Board of Directors' goals is to make certain the U.S. wireless industry remains the world's leader in innovation so that Americans continue to benefit from wireless telecommunications,” said Steve Largent, President and CEO, CTIA. “One of the key components to this is making sure more spectrum is made available for commercial wireless use. By working together and with the expert guidance of our board, CTIA will work diligently to ensure appropriate public policy that recognizes the need for the U.S. wireless industry to remain the best in the world."

New to CTIA's 2014 Board of Directors are executives from Carolina West Wireless; Cellular One of N.E. AZ; DOCOMO PACIFIC, INC.; GM OnStar; Locaid; nTelos Wireless; and Openwave Mobility. For a full list of current board members, visit the CTIA website at ctia.org.

About Assurant Solutions

Assurant 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, wireless carriers, manufacturers and other entities. With operations in 25 locations, including executive offices in Atlanta, Ga., Assurant Solutions serves clients and their customers in countries throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and Asia.www.assurantsolutions.com

Assurant Solutions 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. www.assurant.com

Twitter: @AssurantMatters | Facebook: AssurantMatters| LinkedIn: Assurant Solutions| Press Contact: Patrice Eastham +1-770-763-2740

About CTIA -The Wireless Association

CTIA-The Wireless Association® is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, DC.

Twitter: @ctia | Blog: http://ctia.it/Na6erv| Facebook: http://ctia.it/LCm4Nn| LinkedIn Group: http://ctia.it/Na6cA2| Google+: http://ctia.it/12PfCrO |Press Contact:Amy Storey, astorey@ctia.org 202-736-3207

Assurant Solutions
Patrice Eastham, +1-770-763-2740
or
CTIA -The Wireless Association
Amy Storey, 202-736-3207
astorey@ctia.org

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