The Assurant solar group is pleased to announce the addition of industry veteran Cindy Henry as the new Director of Solar Underwriting and Account Management. In this new position, Henry will support the company's growing solar insurance business.
NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 -- The Assurant solar group (http://www.assurantsolar.com) is pleased to announce the addition of industry veteran Cindy Henry as the new Director of Solar Underwriting and Account Management. In this new position, Henry will support the company's growing solar insurance business and report to Jeanne Schwartz, vice president of new venture commercialization at Assurant, Inc.
"We are thrilled to welcome Cindy to our team," said Schwartz. "Cindy brings extensive industry experience and underwriting skills to our team and allows us to strengthen our product offerings to meet the evolving needs of the solar industry."
Henry has more than 33 years of experience in the insurance industry including 26 years specializing in renewable energy specifically, wind and solar energy. Prior to joining Assurant, Henry served as the vice president of underwriting at PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services where she helped develop and implement renewable energy programs and served as an underwriter for warranty products. Before serving in that role, Henry co-founded WorldLink Insurance Services where she managed a large retail book of a wind energy accounts. She also co-authored the "WindPro," a leading policy form for the wind energy industry.
In May, Assurant launched the industry's first warranty administration and comprehensive protection plan for commercial-sized solar development projects. Assurant Solar Project Insurance incorporates property and liability insurance with warranty management, providing a single point of contact for commercial sized photovoltaic projects or portfolios of projects that each generate between 100 kilowatts and three megawatts.
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Assurant is a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and select worldwide markets. Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $27 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue.