Assurant Health, a provider of individual medical, small group and specialty health insurance products, has named Jennifer Kopps-Wagner as its new senior vice president and general counsel.

Ms Kopps-Wagner joined Assurant Health in 1999, holding a succession of positions in the company’s legal department. In her most recent role as the vice president of legal, she provided legal support and counsel for Assurant Health’s Individual Medical and Worksite and Specialty Products product lines, as well as the operations area.

Ms Kopps-Wagner currently serves as the secretary for the Assurant Health Foundation. She has earned her bachelors degree from Alverno College in Milwaukee and her law degree from the University of Wisconsin.

Don Hamm, president and CEO of Assurant Health, said: As we continue to serve the needs of our customers, business partners and shareholders, Jennifer’s high level knowledge and skills are a true asset. She brings a great deal of experience to this role and I am extremely pleased to make this announcement.