The chart below sets forth the composition of Assurant's Board of Directors and its committees.
= Chair of the Board
Audit Committee. The Audit Committee is composed of Messrs. Carver, Reilly, Stein and Ms. Douglas and is chaired by Mr. Stein. This committee has general responsibility for the oversight and surveillance of Assurant's accounting, reporting and financial control practices. Among other functions, the committee retains our independent public accountants. Each member of the Audit Committee is a non-management director. Mr. Carver is a "financial expert" within the definition of that term under the regulations under the Securities Act.
Audit Committee Charter
Compensation Committee. The Compensation Committee is composed of Messrs. Cento, Jackson, Koch and Ms. Rosen and is chaired by Mr. Jackson. This committee approves, administers and interprets Assurant's compensation and benefit policies, including executive incentive programs. It reviews and makes recommendations to Assurant's board of directors to ensure that Assurant's compensation and benefit policies are consistent with the Company's compensation philosophy and corporate governance principles. This committee is also responsible for establishing Assurant's CEO's compensation.
Compensation Committee Charter
Finance and Risk Committee. The Finance and Risk Committee is composed of Messrs. Jackson, Koch, and Montupet and is chaired by Ms. Douglas. This committee is responsible for reviewing the strategies and policies of Assurant for achieving finance and investment objectives and activities, and to make recommendations to the Assurant board of directors regarding the objectives and activities.
Finance and Risk Committee Charter
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee is composed of Messrs. Carver, Cento, Montupet and Reilly and is chaired by Mr. Carver. This committee oversees our governance policies, nominates directors for election by the board or by stockholders, nominates committee chairpersons and nominates directors for membership on the committees of the board.
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter