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 […]

Ann Haugh appointed COO for Global Corporate

Ann Haugh appointed COO for Global Corporate
Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) announces the appointment of Ann Haugh (37, US citizen) to the position of Chief Operating Officer for Global Corporate, effective January 1, 2009. In this role, she will oversee the execution of Global Corporate’s strategic goals on Zurich’s operating models, project portfolio management, International […]

Disclosure of own shares bought back in 2008 according to Swiss Takeover Board regulations

Disclosure of own shares bought back in 2008 according to Swiss Takeover Board regulations
Zurich Financial Services, Mythenquai 2, 8002 Zurich, announces that as of December 31, 2008 it has bought back 3,750,500 of its registered shares (2.64% of shares outstanding) amounting to CHF 1.1 billion within its buyback program over a second trading line started […]