Harriet Edelman

Harriet Edelman

Director

Ms. Edelman was elected to Assurant’s board of directors in August 2017. Ms. Edelman serves as Special Advisor to the Chairman of Emigrant Bank, a privately held community bank. Since 2010, she has led the finance, information technology and credit administration operations. She joined the bank in 2008 after spending 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 as Chair of the Board of Directors of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. and as a member of its Compensation Committee, and as Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee of Brinker International, Inc. and as a member of its Audit Committee.  She has prior public company board experience during the past 19 years with the biopharmaceutical company UCB, software company Ariba Inc. and The Hershey Company, among others. She also serves as Vice Chairman on the Board of Trustees of Bucknell University.