NEW YORK, July 24, 2018 Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today announced the appointment of John Pawloski to senior vice president, chief compliance officer. Reporting to Carey Roberts, Assurant’s chief legal officer, Pawloski will be based in Assurant’s Atlanta office and succeeds Doris Vigo, who will remain with Assurant until her retirement at the end of 2019.

As chief compliance officer, Pawloski will lead Assurant’s global compliance team and have responsibility for the company’s global corporate and regulatory compliance programs.

“John brings a wealth of experience to Assurant, as well as a sophisticated understanding of our businesses and a passion for compliance and ethics,” said Roberts. “Importantly, John is known for collaborating closely with business leaders to embed compliance into business operations in support of sustainable business growth.” 

Prior to joining Assurant, Pawloski served as chief compliance officer for USAA’s Enterprise Staff Agencies group. In that role, he led a team of professionals who managed the compliance risks facing their insurance, banking and investment operations. 

“I am excited to join Assurant and work with a team that shares a vision for the highest level of business ethics and corporate responsibility,” said Pawloski. “I look forward to playing a role in supporting the transformation and growth that Assurant continues to experience and being a part of this organization’s long-term success.”

Prior to his career at USAA, Pawloski was general counsel at Southwest Business Corporation (SWBC), a diversified financial services company that provides lender-placed products for auto and home lending.

Pawloski earned his Masters of Business Administration and Juris Doctor degree from St. Mary’s University. He also teaches a compliance, ethics and risk management course at St. Mary’s Law School. 

About Assurant

Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) 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 and related services; extended service contracts; vehicle protection; pre-funded funeral insurance; renters insurance; lender-placed homeowners insurance; and mortgage valuation and field services. Assurant has a market presence in 21 countries, while its Assurant Foundation works to support and improve communities. Learn more at or on Twitter @AssurantNews.


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