Step Up to the Virtual Tee For Children’s Charities

Step Up to the Virtual Tee For Children’s Charities
Zurich/New Orleans/Los Angeles, April 23, 2009 – Before you hit the links this weekend, warm up your swing by teeing off online to help children across the globe and in your own backyard.
For the past five years the Zurich Classic Golf Tournament has been raising money for […]

Francis Bouchard appointed Head of the Climate Office

Francis Bouchard appointed Head of the Climate Office
Zurich, April 22, 2009 – Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) announces the appointment of Francis Bouchard (43, U.S. citizen) as Head of the Climate Office, effective May 1, 2009. He will succeed Mike Kerner, who has recently been appointed to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Global Corporate in […]

Zurich announces retirement of Chief Growth Officer Patrick O’Sullivan / www.zurich.com

Zurich announces retirement of Chief Growth Officer Patrick O’Sullivan
urich, April 3, 2009 – Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) today announced that after more than 11 years of dedicated service to Zurich, its employees, its shareholders and its customers, Patrick O’Sullivan will be retiring effective April 30, 2009.
James J. Schiro, Zurich’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), […]

Annual General Meeting of Zurich Financial Services approves gross dividend of CHF 11

Annual General Meeting of Zurich Financial Services approves gross dividend of CHF 11
Zurich, April 2, 2009 – The Annual General Meeting of Zurich Financial Services (Zurich) today approved a gross dividend of CHF 11 per registered share representing a 47% payout of 2008 earnings to shareholders. The net dividend of CHF 7.15 per share will […]

Friends Provident plc - Interim Management Statement including first quarter 2009 Life & Pensions new business

Friends Provident plc - Interim Management Statement including first quarter 2009 Life & Pensions new business
Maintaining our strong financial position
Corporate highlights
· Strong Insurance Groups Directive (IGD) surplus, estimated at £0.8 billion at 31 March 2009 (31 December 2008: £0.85bn)
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Willis Re and Thomson Reuters Launch Online Catastrophe Price Index

Willis Re and Thomson Reuters Launch Online Catastrophe Price Index
Index Offers Innovative Analysis to Traditional Reinsurance and Insurance Linked Securities Markets
London, April 27, 2009 - Willis Re, the reinsurance arm of global broker Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), and Thomson Reuters today announced the launch of the Willis Re Catastrophe Price IndexTM on the Thomson […]

Willis Survey Finds That Buyers’ Market for the Commercial Sector’s Directors & Officers Insurance Prevails in the First Quarter of 2009

Willis Survey Finds That Buyers’ Market for the Commercial Sector’s Directors & Officers Insurance Prevails in the First Quarter of 2009
Average Eight Percent Reduction on D&O Rates; Six Percent Reduction Expected for Second Quarter
London, UK, April 23, 2009 - Over the last three months, London market insurers reported an average premium reduction of eight percent […]

Willis Research Network Convenes First Insurance Session at Largest Scientific Meeting in Europe

Willis Research Network Convenes First Insurance Session at Largest Scientific Meeting in Europe
Natural Hazard Risk Assessment Session Draws
55 Papers from Insurers and Academics, Including Presentation on Seismic Risk in Italy
LONDON, UK, April 23, 2009 – The Willis Research Network (WRN), supported by Munich Re Group, Risk Management Solutions and Swiss Re, has convened one of […]

Willis Group Holdings Limited Reports on Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Willis Group Holdings Limited Reports on Annual Meeting of Shareholders
New York, April 22, 2009 – Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders today at the School of Risk Management at St. John’s University in New York City.
During the meeting, Joe Plumeri, Chairman and CEO of Willis, reviewed […]

Willis HRH Appoints Douglas Pera National Partner for Atlantic Regio

Willis HRH Appoints Douglas Pera National Partner for Atlantic Region
New York, April 22, 2009 – Willis HRH, the North American retail business of Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global insurance broker, today announced the appointment of Douglas W. Pera as National Partner of its Atlantic Region.
In his new role, Pera will be responsible for […]