|[February 11, 2013]
Assurant Health and Zensar Announce Multi-year Information Technology Support Agreement
MILWAUKEE & PUNE, India --(Business Wire)--
Assurant Health, a leading provider of health insurance products for
consumers, and Zensar Technologies, an RPG Enterprises company, announce
a five-year agreement for information technology support of a suite of
The Zensar relationship spans development, testing, maintenance,
enhancement and IT support for a suite of business applications used by
Assurant Health for policy administration, underwriting and claims
"We are happy to announce that as part of this new five-year engagement,
Zensar will assist Assurant Health in implementing the infrastructure
necessary to comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care
Act," said Chris Dowler, Chief Information Officer, Assurant Health.
"Working with Zensar we can increase productivity and enhance the value
of our investments in Assurant Health IT initiatives."
Through the new five-year agreement Zensar becomes a preferred IT
provider, expanding upon the service relationship with Assurant Health
that began in 2005.
"Zensar has had a solid partnership record with Assurant over the years,
and we are delighted to make this announcement," said Dr. Ganesh
Natarajan, Chief Executive Officer, Zensar Technologies. "Insurance and
health care are both focus verticals for our company in North America
and this deal falls in the sweet spot of our growth."
Assurant Health is the brand name for a family of health insurance
products focused on providing a variety of affordable plan choices to
consumers. The portfolio of health care products includes major medical,
supplemental and fixed-benefit plans for individuals, families and small
employers. Assurant Health is committed to providing access to
convenient health care delivery, easy-to-understand products and
value-added services that help customers better manage their health care
dollar and get the most out of their coverage, ultimately seeking to
protect not only financial security but also the health and well being
of its customers. Assurant Health's products are underwritten and issued
by John Alden Life Insurance Company, Union Security Life Insurance
Company and Time Insurance Company, which has been in business since
1892. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Assurant Health employs
approximately 2,000 employees. More information about Assurant Health
can be found on the company's website at www.assuranthealth.com.
Assurant Health is part of Assurant, a premier provider of specialized
insurance products and related services in North America and select
worldwide markets. Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the
S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ.
Assurant has approximately $29 billion in assets and $8 billion in
annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,500 employees worldwide
and is headquartered in New York's financial district. www.assurant.com
About Zensar Technologies (www.zensar.com)
Zensar Technologies is among the top 15 software services providers from
India. The world's first enterprise-wide SEI CMM Level 5 Company and
later certified as a CMMI Level 5 Company Zensar has industry expertise
that spans Retail, Manufacturing, Banking, Insurance, Healthcare and
Utilities. An RPG Group company, Zensar has near 7000 employees with
sales and operations presence across US, UK, Middle East, South Africa,
Singapore, Australia, China and Japan. The Company delivers
comprehensive services in mission-critical applications, enterprise
applications, e-business, BPO and Knowledge Services. The Company has
developed tools and methodologies, including the proprietary Solution
BluePrint (SBP), which enables its clients with innovative business
solutions and a rapid 'go-to-market' capability. The Company supports
Fortune 500 clients with software business solutions that help them
compete in the digital economy.
About RPG Enterprises (www.rpggroup.com)
RPG Enterprises is one of India's largest industrial conglomerates. The
group consists of over fifteen companies managing diverse business
interests in the areas of Tyre, Infrastructure, IT and Specialty.
Established in 1979, RPG Enterprises is one of India's leading business
groups with a turnover of Rs 15,000 crore.
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