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Why choose Zurich?

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When you choose an insurer to protect your business, you’ll want to be confident that you’re making the right decision. Here’s why we believe we’re the best choice to keep your business and your employees secure in today’s uncertain world.

Financial Stability

You can trust us to be here to pay your claims and employee benefits today and tomorrow.

  • We have been providing reliable, cost-effective insurance solutions to businesses for more than 140 years.

  • Nearly 40 years ago we launched the Zurich International Division, which established the blueprint for a truly global service culture and mindset that continues today. Our global team and footprint means we can deliver global capabilities, risk insights and relationships – and our customers across the world acknowledge these as some of our key strengths.

Global Coverage

We’ll deliver excellent support to your business both globally and locally.

  • We have one of the industry’s most capable transatlantic footprints, with equally robust business operations in North America and Europe, as well as continued investment and strong growth in Latin America, the Middle East, South Africa and Asia Pacific.

  • As one of the largest corporate business insurers, we have unique expertise in crafting and servicing international programmes in over 200 countries. We currently manage more than 6,000 international programmes around the world.

  • We provide tailored solutions to many of the world’s largest companies, including most of those listed on the US Fortune 100, the UK FTSE Index and the German DAX 30.

  • We are one of the few truly global insurers. Our service network enables us to provide both life and non-life solutions in more than 200 countries and territories.

  • We employ over 900 risk engineers across 40 countries, whose local perspectives and risk insights help our customers to reduce their cost of risk.

  • We employ more than 8,000 claims professionals across our worldwide claims organisation.

Leading Industry Expertise

We understand the challenges your business faces today and in the future.

  • We have around 4,000 people dedicated to serving our corporate customers.

  • Our experts around the world will share valuable risk insights to help you improve your risk portfolio and effectively manage your cost of risk.

  • Our claims professionals will work with you before, during and after a loss. Their experienced advice can help you mitigate claims, deal quickly and resolutely with those that happen, and evaluate the circumstances of a loss to help prevent similar events in the future.

  • Our experienced global employee benefits teams combine an understanding of the complexities of cover in the international market with in-depth knowledge of your individual plan.

Transparency and customer centric delivery

We’ll make sure you fully understand what you are buying and that there are no surprises.

  • We believe mutual trust is key to building long-term relationships, so we’ll make sure you fully understand our approach to underwriting and pricing before you buy.

  • Through open and collaborative discussions we’ll ensure our understanding of your risk is accurate and that you are aware of how we calculate your premium. This will help you to influence your total cost of risk, prioritise risk management programmes and understand the value of proposed capital expenditures.

  • We will share and discuss our risk engineering assessments with you.

  • Our ‘My Zurich’ online portal makes it easier to control your insurance and risk engineering programs, and manage your risks better.

  • Our Multinational Insurance Application (Zurich MIA) provides a constantly updated view of regulatory requirements across the world to give you more certainty and peace of mind.

Effective work with your broker and employee benefit consultant

We’ll help your advisers to give you the best service and advice.

  • Our global relationship management community is dedicated to supporting brokers and employee benefit consultants at global, regional and local levels. This ensures that your advisers can easily and efficiently connect with all relevant Zurich functions – Claims, Risk Engineering, Underwriting, Life business and others

  • As a result of the strong relationships we have built across the world, brokers trust us and particularly value our professionalism, expertise and comprehensive range of products (Source: R NPS Study 2014 among 1148 brokers globally).

Single point of contact

We’ll work closely with you and your advisers to understand your business, build our relationship and find the right solutions.

  • With close to 100 Zurich relationship leaders and 400 customer leaders around the world, we’re committed to building truly deep relationships.

  • Our strategy is driven by our customers, and we have dedicated processes to help us understand your business and strengthen our relationship.

  • Our approach to relationships is recognized by our customers as one of the key strength and is highly valued*.

  • By taking a ‘whole account view’ across all aspects of our business dealings with you, we can deliver total cost of risk savings.