Mr. Jackson was elected to Assurant’s board of directors in July 2009. He is senior advisor with New Mountain Capital, LLC, a New York-based private investment firm, and serves as a board member for several of the firm’s private portfolio companies. He also currently serves as chair for SourceMark, LLC. Previously, Mr. Jackson served as president and chief executive officer, global procurement division, of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Prior to that role, he was the president and chief operating officer of Dollar General Corporation. Mr. Jackson serves on the board of directors of Snyder's-Lance, Inc. and is a member of its Compensation Committee. He also serves on the boards of several portfolio companies.