NEW YORK, March 15, 2022 Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a leading global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases, was presented with a Gold Stevie ® Award for Best Use of Technology in Customer Service in the Financial Services Industries category at the 16th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. This marks the sixth consecutive year that Assurant has been recognized with a Stevie® Award for Sales & Customer Service.

“Our mission is to provide a world-class customer experience for our clients and customers,” said David Madigan, President, Assurant Lender-Placed Insurance. “Seeing the results of our ongoing efforts has been inspiring and I know we will continue to set the standard for excellent customer service across our enterprise.”

Assurant was also honored with two Bronze Stevie ® Awards for Contact Center of the Year (Over 100 Seats) in the Financial Services Industries category and Remote Customer Service Innovation of the Year category. Assurant’s commitment to Property & Casualty Virtual Inspection Enhancements and Contact Center performance led the company to high average scores from the judges.

This year’s competition included more than 2,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry, in 51 nations. Winners were determined by the average scores of more than 150 professionals worldwide on eight specialized judging committees.

“The nominations we received for the 2022 competition illustrate that business development, customer service, and sales professionals worldwide, in all sorts of organizations, have continued to innovate, thrive, and meet customer expectations during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Gallagher Miller.  “The judges have recognized and rewarded their achievements, and we join them in applauding this year's winners for their continued success. We look forward to recognizing them on May 11.”

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals. The Stevie Awards organizes eight of the world’s leading business awards programs, also including the prestigious American Business Awards® and International Business Awards®.

Winners will be recognized during a virtual awards ceremony on May 11.

About Assurant

Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) is a leading global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases. Anticipating the evolving needs of consumers, Assurant partners with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative products and services and to deliver an enhanced customer experience. A Fortune 300 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant offers mobile device solutions; extended service contracts; vehicle protection services; renters insurance; lender-placed insurance products; and other specialty products. The Assurant Foundation strengthens communities by supporting charitable partners that help protect where people live and can thrive, connect with local resources, inspire inclusion and prepare leaders of the future.

Learn more at or on Twitter @Assurant.

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

Sponsors of the 16th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include Sales Partnerships, Inc., Thought Leadership Leverage, and ValueSelling Associates, Inc.

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