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Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 11, 2017.





NEW YORK, NY 10005

Meeting Information


Meeting Type:    Annual Meeting
For holders as of:    March 17, 2017
Date: May 11, 2017    Time: 9:00 AM EDT
Location:  Andaz Hotel

  75 Wall Street

  New York, New York 10005




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Voting Items  

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR

the following:


1. Election of Directors


  1a. Elaine D. Rosen


  1b. Howard L. Carver


  1c. Juan N. Cento


  1d. Alan B. Colberg


  1e. Elyse Douglas


  1f. Lawrence V. Jackson


  1g. Charles J. Koch


  1h. Jean-Paul L. Montupet


  1i. Paul J. Reilly


  1j. Robert W. Stein

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2, 3, 5 and 6.


2. Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm.


3. Advisory approval of the 2016 compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.

The Board of Directors recommends you vote for 1 YEAR for the following proposal:


4. Advisory approval of the frequency of executive compensation votes.


5. Approval of the Assurant, Inc. 2017 Long Term Equity Incentive Plan.


6. Amendment of the Company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation to eliminate supermajority voting requirements.

NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.