Zurich North America News

Zurich NA Launches Nonsubscriber Work Injury Insurance Policy in Texas

Zurich North America, based in Schaumburg, Ill., has launched an Occupational Accident & Employers Work Injury Liability Insurance Policy for nonsubscribers to the workers’ compensation system in Texas. The new offering is the result of a collaboration with program administrator …

Congressional Action Plan on Climate Change Applauded by Zurich, IBHS

A Congressional action plan for a clean energy economy is garnering a bit of praise from a few important names in the insurance industry. The House of Representatives in 2019 established the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis to …

Zurich North America Brings Apprenticeship Program to New York City

Zurich North America is expanding its professional apprenticeship program from its Chicagoland headquarters to its downtown New York City office this fall, with the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) as the education provider. Zurich is a provider of insurance …

Zurich North America Adds Chubb/ACE Veteran Wells as U.S. Head of Middle Market

Zurich North America has appointed Alexander Wells as U.S. head of Middle Market. He will be responsible for the strategic management and development of Zurich’s Middle Market business. Wells, who is new to Zurich, has an insurance career spanning 27 …

Counselor: Students ‘Excited’ About Insurance After Zurich’s Apprenticeship Summit

Despite having established its earn-and-learn apprenticeship program in the U.S. several year ago, insurer Zurich North America for the first time hosted an Apprenticeship Week Summit for high school students last fall. With a goal of attracting 85 high school …

Wright National Flood Insurance, Zurich Launch Private Flood Product in Florida

Wright National Flood Insurance Services, LLC (WNFIS) and Zurich North America have introduced Zurich Residential Private Flood Insurance program. This stand-alone admitted product launched exclusively in Florida on September 3, with plans to expand the coverage to 11 additional states …

Zurich North America Names Winters Head of U.S. Commercial Insurance Sales

Brian Winters has been appointed head of Sales and Distribution, U.S. Commercial Insurance, for Zurich North America. Zurich said the appointment is part of its effort to strengthen relationships with customers and brokers. Toward that end, Zurich is also integrating …

Zurich Insurance Acquires Dallas Digital Applications Firm, Sea Pine Technologies

Schaumburg, Illinois-based insurer Zurich North America has acquired 100 percent ownership of Sea Pine Technologies, a Dallas-based company specializing in digital applications for the marketing of vehicle protection products. Zurich provides automotive finance and insurance (F&I) products and services in …

Zurich North America, Allied Public Risk Partner on Public Sector Program

Schaumburg, Illinois-based Zurich North America has entered into an agreement with program administrator Allied Public Risk LLC to provide a full range of insurance coverage to select cities, towns, boroughs, counties and special service districts with populations under 100,000. Zurich …

Zurich North America Names Butt to Lead Casualty for Commercial Insurance

Valerie Butt has been named Head of Casualty for Zurich North America Commercial Insurance. Butt will lead the casualty business with responsibility for new and renewal business. Butt takes on the role that was vacated when Brandon Fick was named …