Harriet Edelman assurant board

Harriet Edelman


Ms. Edelman was elected to Assurant’s board of directors in August 2017. She currently serves as Special Adviser to the chairman of Emigrant Savings Bank, a privately held community bank, where she leads the finance, information technology and credit administration operations. She joined the bank in 2008, and from 2010 to 2019, she served as Vice Chairman.

Ms. Edelman spent 29 years at Avon Products Inc., rising to the roles of chief information officer and senior vice president of global supply chain and business transformation. She currently serves on the board of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. and Brinker International, Inc. She has prior public company board experience during the past 15 years with UCB, a global biopharmaceutical company, software company Ariba Inc., The Hershey Company and Blair Corporation. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of Bucknell University.