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July 19, 2002: NAW Forms Alliance With Zurich North America

July 19, 2002
WASHINGTON, DC — Zurich North America and the National Association of Wholesalers-Distributors (NAW) have formed a strategic alliance targeting wholesalers and distributors throughout the country. Under the agreement, NAW will endorse Zurich as its premier provider for property and casualty insurance products.

Zurich will offer wholesalers and distributors of all sizes with a commercial insurance package policy including property, liability, umbrella, and automobile insurance. According to NAW, the program uses state-of-the-art technology as the key component to provide customers with choice and control in the purchase process.

“It is an honor to have the endorsement of the wholesaler-distribution industry’s leading association,” stated Craig J. Fundum, president and CEO of Zurich North America Strategic Partnerships. “This partnership is an opportunity for us to reach out to more than 300,000 of the nation’s wholesaler-distributors. With decades of experience in the industry, we believe we can provide them with a superior program that meets their coverage needs.”

Dirk Van Dongen, president of NAW, said, “We are please to provide the wholesale-distribution industry around the country the opportunity to purchase the highest quality commercial coverage program available. In addition to the company’s reputation, financial strength, and customer focus, Zurich truly stands out as a provider with a solid Internet strategy.”

For more information on the partnership, go to www.naw.org (website).

Publication date: 07/15/2002