Zurich North America is a leading commercial property-casualty insurance provider serving the multinational, middle market and small business sectors in the United States and Canada.
Zurich North America has 11,650 employees and wrote $10.9 billion in premiums in 2001, making it the third largest property-casualty insurer in the United States. Headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois. Zurich North America is comprised of the following business units:
- Centre Solutions
- Corporate Customer
- Empire Insurance Companies
- Middle Markets
- Small Business
- Strategic Partnerships
- Surety & Financial Enterprises
- Universal Underwriters Group
- Zurich Global Energy
- Zurich North America Canada
The Zurich U.S. pool of companies is rated A (excellent) by A.M. Best and A+ (strong) by Standard & Poor's.
Zurich North America is a member of Zurich Financial Services Group, an insurance-based financial services provider with an international network that focuses its activities on its key markets of North America, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. Founded in 1872, Zurich Financial Services is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. It has offices in approximately 60 countries and employs over 70,000 people.
Behind this success is a culture of continuous improvement and a pride in excellence. It comes from 130 years of experience - taking care of the risk protection and wealth creation needs of individuals, businesses and corporations all over the world. With our global spread and cross-business connections, we can draw on the expertise of a worldwide network of Zurich professionals and business partners
Zurich Financial Services Group offers a wealth of insurance and financial services capabilities through other leading Zurich members right in the United States, such as:
- Farmers Insurance Group
- Zurich Capital Market
- Zurich Direct
- Zurich Life
- Zurich Risk Management Services