Assurant, a provider of specialized insurance and insurance-related products and services, has named Richard Lauria as senior vice president, chief corporate actuary.
As head of the corporate actuarial and risk management group, Lauria manages enterprise risk management (ERM) processes throughout Assurant.
Lauria oversees the company’s capital management, rating agency communications and actuarial modeling policy.
He also co-chairs Assurant’s ERM committee and actuarial council of chief actuaries. Lauria will continue to report to executive vice president and treasurer Christopher Pagano.
Lauria has held several positions of increasing responsibility at Assurant, serving as vice president and senior actuary before his promotion.
Before joining Assurant in 1997, he held actuarial positions with Swiss Re Life and Health and Metropolitan Life.
Assurant is a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and select worldwide markets.
Its four key businesses — Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health, and Assurant Employee Benefits — partner with clients who are leaders in their industries and build leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments worldwide.