Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 8-K



Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 9, 2013



Assurant, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Commission File Number: 001-31978


DE   39-1126612

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

One Chase Manhattan Plaza, 41st Floor

New York, New York 10005

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(212) 859-7000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

Assurant, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 9, 2013. At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders (1) elected each of the nominees listed below to the Company’s Board of Directors to serve until the 2014 Annual Meeting or until their respective successors are elected and qualified, (2) ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2013 and (3) approved, by non-binding advisory vote, the 2012 compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers.

The following is a summary of the votes cast, as well as the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, as to each proposal, including a separate tabulation with respect to each nominee for director.

Proposal 1:   Election of Directors.


Nominees:    Votes For      Votes Against      Abstentions      Broker Non-Votes  

Elaine D. Rosen

     64,519,844         723,966         160,866         1,767,010   

Howard L. Carver

     64,669,328         566,984         168,364         1,767,010   

Juan N. Cento

     64,088,756         1,159,368         156,552         1,767,010   

Elyse Douglas

     64,660,900         573,141         170,635         1,767,010   

Lawrence V. Jackson

     64,613,851         617,461         173,364         1,767,010   

David B. Kelso

     64,466,270         781,355         157,051         1,767,010   

Charles J. Koch

     64,161,836         1,059,180         183,660         1,767,010   

Jean-Paul L. Montupet

     61,106,619         4,139,019         159,038         1,767,010   

Robert B. Pollock

     64,496,670         739,781         168,225         1,767,010   

Paul J. Reilly

     64,925,393         322,245         157,038         1,767,010   

Robert W. Stein

     64,466,413         769,899         168,364         1,767,010   

Proposal 2:   Ratification of Appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for Fiscal Year 2013.


Votes For


Votes Against




Broker Non-Votes


  491,086   166,445   0

Proposal 3:   Non-binding Advisory Vote on the 2012 Compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers.


Votes For


Votes Against




Broker Non-Votes


  3,852,790   195,224   1,767,010


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Assurant, Inc.
  Stephen W. Gauster

Senior Vice President, Chief Corporate Counsel and

Assistant Secretary

Date: May 14, 2013