Bart Schwartz was Retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at Assurant

Date of management change: August 15, 2017 

What Happened?

New York, -based Assurant Retired Bart Schwartz as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer


About the Company

Assurant is a global provider of risk management solutions, protecting where consumers live and the goods they buy. A Fortune 500 company, Assurant focuses on the housing and lifestyle markets, and is among the market leaders in mobile device protection; vehicle protection; pre-funded funeral insurance; renters insurance; lender-placed homeowners insurance; and mortgage valuation and field services. With approximately $30 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue, Assurant is located in 15 countries, while its Assurant Foundation works to support and improve communities.


About the Person

Bart R. Schwartz has been the Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President and Secretary of Assurant, Inc. since April 28,2008. Mr. Schwartz is a responsible for Assurant`s legal department and its compliance, government relations and internal audit functions. Mr. Schwartz has practiced law for 30 years with leading law firms and major public companies. He served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of MONY Group Inc., a holding company of Mony Holdings LLC and of MONY Life, a subsidiary of The MONY Group Inc., since June 2000 and also acted as strategic and legal advisor through critical stages in the MONY`s history, including its sale to AXA Financial. He served as Corporate Governance Officer, Chief securities counsel and Secretary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (Bank of New York Co. Inc.). He began his legal career as an associate at Debevoise & Plimpton and later at Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom. Prior to joining MONY Group Inc., in 2000, he served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Willis Corroon Corporation. He serves as a Director of Citizens Budget Commission and Lawyers Alliance for New York. He was deputy general counsel and corporate secretary of Marsh & McLennan Companies in New York, where he was responsible for all corporate legal affairs of the parent company, including corporate governance, securities law compliance and reporting and corporate transactions and for employment law, executive compensation and employee benefits matters. He has published books and articles on corporate governance, securities law and insurance issues and is a member of the board of directors of the Association of Corporate Counsel. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Antioch College, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Southern California and a Master of Business Administration degree from Vanderbilt University.


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