Zurich Financial Services: Rededication of shares bought back in 2008

Zurich Financial Services: Rededication of shares bought back in 2008
urich Financial Services (Zurich) announces that the Board of Directors has decided not to propose the destruction of the 3,750,500 shares bought back under the 2008 share buyback program to the upcoming Annual General Meeting of shareholders on April 2, 2009. In accordance with the […]

Industry Insight – Risk Engineering

Industry Insight – Risk Engineering
Zurich Financial Services Group’s (Zurich) latest issue of Industry Insight, its online consumer magazine, focuses on Risk Engineering. Risk Engineering is the discipline of systematically identifying, assessing and minimizing the cost of risk. The current issue of Industry Insight takes a look at the state of Risk Engineering today, focusing on […]

Zurich sponsors Deutsche Bank Ladies’ Swiss Open in Losone

Zurich sponsors Deutsche Bank Ladies’ Swiss Open in Losone
Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) is pleased to be supporting the Deutsche Bank Ladies’ Swiss Open (DBLSO) for the second time as one of the co-sponsors. This year’s tournament is being held under the motto “Go for the Green” and is the first carbon-neutral* event of the […]

Zurich announces USD 5.2 billion business operating profit and USD 3.0 billion net income for 2008

Zurich announces USD 5.2 billion business operating profit and USD 3.0 billion net income for 2008
Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) announced today a net income1 after tax of USD 3 billion for 2008 as well as a CHF 11.00 gross dividend proposal. While the heightened financial pressures of the latter half of the year […]

James J. Schiro participates in plenary session at World Economic Forum 2009 in Davos

James J. Schiro participates in plenary session at World Economic Forum 2009 in Davos
Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) announced today that James J. Schiro, Group Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Group Management Board, will participate in the World Economic Forum plenary session “Values Behind Market Capitalism”, taking place in Davos on Thursday, January […]

Zurich announces strategic Microinsurance collaboration with Women’s World Banking

Zurich announces strategic Microinsurance collaboration with Women’s World Banking
Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) today announced an agreement with New York based Women’s World Banking (WWB) to establish a strategic collaboration in the area of microinsurance.
Only a small percentage of the low-income population in the hundred poorest countries has access to insurance services of any form, […]

Zurich announces strategic Microinsurance collaboration with Women’s World Banking

Zurich announces strategic Microinsurance collaboration with Women’s World Banking
Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) today announced an agreement with New York based Women’s World Banking (WWB) to establish a strategic collaboration in the area of microinsurance.
Only a small percentage of the low-income population in the hundred poorest countries has access to insurance services of any form, […]

Zurich’s global Climate Initiative marks first year anniversary with impressive accomplishments

Zurich’s global Climate Initiative marks first year anniversary with impressive accomplishments
In the first year since its launch, the global Climate Initiative of Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) has led to the development of new products and services addressing the evolving risks associated with climate change, significant steps in measuring and managing Zurich’s own carbon […]

Saad Mered appointed CEO Middle East

Saad Mered appointed CEO Middle East
Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) announces the appointment of Saad Mered (42, US citizen) as CEO Middle East with immediate effect. In this position, he will oversee Zurich operations in the Middle East. Mr. Mered will be based in Dubai and will report to Geoff Riddell, CEO Asia Pacific & […]

Ian Parker appointed CEO of Direct business in Europe

Ian Parker appointed CEO of Direct business in Europe
Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) announces the appointment of Ian Parker (43, UK citizen) to the position of CEO Direct business for Europe General Insurance (EGI) effective immediately. After having acted as interim head of the direct business in addition to his role as Head of Strategy […]