Portrait Zurich Switzerland Zurich: A strong brand in Switzerland More than 1.4 million customers in Switzerland place their trust in the products and services of Zurich. Every day, private individuals, small- and medium-sized enterprises as well as major corporations and institutions choose the security of our insurance, pension and investment products. Zurich Switzerland at a glance Zurich Switzerland handles the life and general insurance business of Zurich Insurance Group in Switzerland. As a company with a long tradition and deep roots in Switzerland, we place a high priority on the national traits of precision, reliability and security. Our core business is risk management. Whether we are working with private individuals, SMEs or corporations with global operations, we help our customers understand their risks – and protect them with comprehensive solutions. Zurich is one of Switzerland's largest insurance companies. Zurich Insurance Group operates worldwide, employing a workforce with more than 55,000 in over 170 countries. Portrait Zurich Switzerland Customers: 1.4 million Employees: approximately 5,100 (including sales force) Zurich locations: pproximately 200 27 Help points and numerous repair partners throughout Switzerland Effective products Zurich Switzerland's organization and products are structured to rapidly identify and meet customers' needs with highly effective products. The entire product range is distributed through a variety of channels: general agencies, regional and international brokers, distributors and direct sales (by telephone and online). Private customers SMEs Large enterprises Vehicle insurance Household contents insurance Private liability insurance Legal expenses insurance Wedding insurance Travel insurance Disability insurance Child insurance 3a Retirement savings account Fund-based saving Unit-linked life insurance Financial/pensions planning etc. Accident/Daily sickness benefit insurance Occupational pensions Aircraft insurance Fleet insurance Credit insurance Directors & Officers liability Construction insurance Shipment insurance Inventory insurance Commercial liability Professional indemnity etc. International insurance solutions Insurance solutions for construction projects, fleet management and shipments Financial lines, guarantees and sureties, credit insurance International business travel insurance for employees Legal liability solutions for environmental damage Administration services, investment solutions and risk insurance for autonomous pension funds etc. Zurich’s intelligent consulting offers individual solutions and world-class protection to fulfill all customer needs. Customer-friendly service First-rate claims management is a key factor of our success. Claims show whether we deliver on our promises – fast, uncomplicated and professional support. Every year, we take one million calls at our claims center, process 500,000 claims, serve 65,000 Help Point customers and help 2,000 people return to productive lives after an accident or illness. Learn more about Zurich's Claims Management here. Zurich Connect becomes Zurich Zurich wants to offer customers a uniform and uncomplicated customer experience. For this reason, Zurich has now decided to incorporate the online offer of Zurich Connect under the Zurich brand from spring 2016. All insurance policies from Zurich Connect will be retained and continue to run under the primary brand Zurich.