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Debra J. Perry


Ms. Perry was elected to Assurant’s board of directors in August 2017. She is the former Senior Managing Director for global ratings and research at Moody’s Investors Service, a unit of Moody’s Corporation. She served as the senior business leader for the company’s Americas Corporate Finance Group, the U.S. Public Finance Group and the Global Non-Bank Financial Institutions Group and previously served as Chief Administrative Officer of Moody's Corporation. Ms. Perry also worked in fixed income research at First Boston Corporation and in a variety of corporate lending and capital markets roles at Chemical Bank. She currently serves as Chair of the Audit Committee of Korn Ferry International and as a member of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. She also serves as Chair of the respective boards of the Bernstein Funds (a mutual fund complex that includes the Sanford C. Bernstein Fund, Inc. (since 2011), the Bernstein Fund, Inc. (since 2015) and AB Multi-Manager Alternative Fund (since 2018)). From December 2016 to May 2022, Ms. Perry served as on the board of directors of Genworth Financial, Inc. Ms. Perry previously served on the boards of MBIA Inc., CNO Financial Inc., PartnerRe Ltd., and the board of trustees of Bank of America Funds.