Paget L. Alves
Mr. Alves was elected to Assurant’s board of directors in November 2019. He served as chief sales officer of Sprint Corporation from January 2012 to September 2013, after serving as president of the company’s Business Markets Group from 2009 to 2012. Prior to that role, Mr. Alves held various senior executive positions at Sprint Corporation, including president, Sales and Distribution; senior vice president, Enterprise Markets and President, Strategic Markets. From 2002 to 2003, he served as president and chief operating officer of Centennial Communications Corp., and from 2000 to 2001 served as president and CEO of PointOne Telecommunications Inc. Mr. Alves currently serves on the boards of directors of Yum! Brands, Inc., Synchrony Financial and International Game Technology PLC. He previously served on the boards of directors of GTECH Holdings Corporation from 2005 to 2006 and Herman Miller, Inc. from 2008 to 2010. Most recently, Savoy magazine recognized Mr. Alves among Savoy’s 2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors. He received a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations, and a J.D., both from Cornell University.