London: 7th December 2016 Ross Carson has been appointed to the role of customer service director of Assurant Europe.

Ross will be part of the Executive Committee for Europe and will based at Assurant’s European headquarters in the UK reporting to Andy Morris in his new role. Ross’ leadership experience within European and global business-to-business service providers spans more than 20 years. He has played a pivotal role in the organisation since 2007 when he was appointed head of operations for Lifestyle Services Group, which was acquired by Assurant in 2013. He was promoted to director of operations of Assurant Europe in 2013. In this role, Ross directed innovative improvement programmes across all aspects of Assurant’s contact centre functions in Europe.

Commenting on his new role, Ross Carson said: “At Assurant my main objective is to ensure that the quality and levels of service that we provide exceed the customers’ expectations. The customer experience and customer journey are rapidly evolving in response to an increasingly connected world and technology advancements. I look forward to working with the executive team across Europe to meet these challenges and continue to increase Assurant’s focus on placing customers at the heart of our business.”

Andy Morris, president & CEO, Assurant Europe said: “Ross has the skills and passion for putting the customer at the centre of what we do, recognising that excellence in customer service is essential in our industry. Ross will be responsible for the optimisation and continuous improvement of all aspects of Assurant’s European operations and contact centres, ensuring that the transformational and innovative solutions that he implements will continually improve the customer experience. His expertise will be invaluable as we continue to enhance our digital capabilities.”