Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) is an insurance-based financial services provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in North America and Europe as well as in Asia Pacific, Latin America and other markets. Founded in 1872, the Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. It employs approximately 60,000 people serving customers in more than 170 countries. Zurich combines strong market positions in personal, commercial and corporate insurance on both sides of the Atlantic with strengthening positions in Asia and key emerging markets. We use our global reach across all lines of business. Our customers benefit from our ability to underwrite and provide services on many fronts, and from the combination of our international expertise, global strength and detailed local knowledge.
Underinsurance remains one of the insurance industry’s greatest challenges and it is one Zurich is determined to address. Designed for brokers, this whitepaper contains a series of simple, practical tips that can help you to support your customers in eliminating underinsurance.
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