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 […]

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, […]