MELBOURNE, 20 November 2023 Assurant TIME World's Best Companies Award– Assurant, a leading global business services company that supports, protects and connects major consumer purchases, announced today it has been recognised as a Great Place to Work® in New Zealand. Overall, the team scored the highest across justice, fairness and leadership behaviour.

Great Place to Work® is a globally recognised certification that evaluates the employee work experience, their trust in the leadership and the organisation, and pride in their employment. It is considered the gold standard in employer brand recognition and provides the opportunity to benchmark against the world’s top organisations.

 "At Assurant, we are proud of the diverse and inclusive culture we have built that reflects our commitment to our people. I am thrilled to have New Zealand join the ranks of Assurant’s Great Place to Work® Certified™ locations all over the world,” said Hemaka Perera, president, APAC at Assurant.

 Trent Lethlean, Assurant's People Organisation Director, added, “It's invigorating to have our team share they feel the Assurant values, culture and ways of working enables them to perform at their best every day. And that we were certified in the first year, following the acquisition of Protecta Insurance shows how positively all our team members are feeling about their connection to Assurant.”


About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees around the world and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Great Place to Work helps organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Their unparalleled benchmark data is used to recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces in the U.S. and more than 60 countries, including the 100 Best Companies to Work For® and the World’s Best lists published annually in Fortune. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.

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About Assurant

 Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) is a leading global business services company that supports, protects and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and to deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products and other specialty products.Learn more at or on X (formerly Twitter) @Assurant.

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