Zurich Seguros has established itself among the world's leading insurers and a leader in the business of international company programs. Zurich in Spain, with more than 2.5 million customers and a net profit of more than 130 million euros; At the end of 2008, it had consolidated itself in the top positions as an insurance company and as the number one group in the Life branch.
Zurich Insurance is a company founded under the name Versicherung Verein/ Insurance Club in Zurich in 1872, as a subsidiary insurer of Schweiz Marine Insurance Company, a ship insurance company.
Already in 1875 it changed its name to Zurich Marine and Accident Insurance Ltd. and in 1894 again to Zurich General Accident and Liability Insurance Ltd. Thus began its path in the newly born field of Accident insurance until becoming in 1907 one of the leaders in the field of compensation to workers and technicians.
A few years later, Zurich arrives in the US, beginning to operate on the American continent. It is in 1922 that Zurich enters life insurance with the Vita Life Insurance Company.
In 1925 Vita is the first company to offer free medical check-ups to its customers with the motto “good health is good business”, while a few years later it obtains the exclusive contract to ensure the world exhibition in Chicago in 1933. Its reputation grows thanks to this contract, and the company gains enormous popularity in the US market.
After the Second World War, Zurich became one of the leaders in the American market, thanks to the enormous spread of car and Commercial Vehicle insurance.
In 1975 the International Division was established, later called Zurich International and now known as Global Corporate and in 1998 today's Zurich, Zurich Financial Services Ltd, was born.
Although its headquarters have always been in Switzerland, from the early years Zurich enriched its network to Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, Belgium, France, the USA and Spain (1885) until it opened up to the South American, Australian and Indian market in the 1950s.
In about 130 years, the company has become present with its services in more than 170 countries distributed among all continents, with 60,000 employees and more than 38 million customers.
Zürich in Spain
The employees in Spanish lands are about 2,000, with 1,545 exclusive Agents and more than 1,900 are Brokers. With more than 2.5 million clients and 3.2 million policies Zurich enters the Spanish market in the third position in the general ranking of Insurance Companies and in the second place in the Life and Pensions ranking.
In addition to that Zurich offers a telephone customer service which has answered more than 4 million calls, with around 150,000 requests for assistance at home and almost twice as many for roadside assistance.
To its customers, Zurich offers global solutions that cover all requirements, with insurance designed for families, professionals and companies to defend the family economy and the home against unforeseen events, accidents and to improve the performance of money with savings accounts, pension plans, personal protection and health.
In the industry of Insurance for people Zurich offers policies that take into account all kinds of problems, even so that in the event of death, relatives do not have to take care of organizing funeral services.
In 2009 the company has been awarded for its quality with the title: "Leader in Excellence as the best company in home insurance customer satisfaction“.
These distribution channels and these services are the basis for business in Spain and in the world. The key to Zurich's prestige lies in a service structure based on quality criteria and collaboration with the best Agents and Brokers in the world. market.
Thanks to the Groups and Large Distributors Channel, Zurich also stipulates important personalized agreements with large entities from various sectors of the country, Associations and Professional Associations capable of obtaining a large number of clients.
Zurich values long-term results more than short-term gains, the pursuit of excellence with great effort to always improve. Thanks to its services and its moral code in customer service Zurich has established itself among the world's leading insurers and a leader in the business of international corporate programs.
Central Office Address:
- Via Augusta 200
- 08021 Barcelona
Roadside assistance (In Spain)
- 93 416 50 40 / 902 110 666
Roadside assistance (abroad)
Assistance home, business and communities
- 93 416 50 46 / 902 250 051
Management of fines and card by points
- 93 267 10 50 / 902 340 430
- Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 17:00
Free computer assistance