US specialty insurance group Assurant has appointed Paget Alves and Ogi Redzic to its board of directors.
A retired Chief Sales Officer at Sprint Corporation, Alves led 17,000 employees between the company’s consumer and business sales channels.
Earlier in his career Alves also served as president and Chief Executive Officer of PointOne Telecommunications Inc., and president and Chief Operating Officer of Centennial Communications.
As chief digital officer and vice president of Caterpillar Inc. with responsibility for Cat Digital, Ogi Redzic oversees Caterpillar’s digital strategy including connectivity, enterprise data and e-commerce platforms, analytics, and other digital solutions.
He was previously based in Paris, where he served as senior vice president, managing Connected Vehicles and Mobility Services for Renault Nissan Alliance.
“Given the continued global growth of our mobile business, Paget’s background will prove invaluable to us as we execute our strategic roadmap.” added Alan Colberg, Assurant’s president and CEO.
“Ogi’s focus on data and digital transformation, as well as his experience with connected vehicles, will provide great insight, not just about the industries where we focus, but how we can continue to evolve our customer experience to a new level.”
“We are truly enthusiastic about the addition of Paget and Ogi to our board, given the breadth and depth of experience each brings that is so relevant to Assurant’s strategic trajectory,” added Assurant Board Chair Elaine Rosen. “Their appointments will bring added diversification to our Board and a multi-dimensional perspective to our discussions.”