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Interconnected Business Risks

The world is becoming more complex and more interconnected. Today, minor and major disruptions in one market can have repercussions the world over. Here you will find media coverage that showcases Zurich's insights on issues affecting our customers, including cyber security and supply chain disruption.

Pervasive nature of cyber risk worries insurers (Business Insurance)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20160529/NEWS06/306059999/cyber-insurers-aggregation-risk-beazley-lockton-munich-reinsurance
May, 29, 2016 by Judy Greenwald

Cyber insurance rates moderate (Business Insurance)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20160529/NEWS06/306059997&template=printart
May, 29, 2016 by Judy Greenwald

IoT Security: How To Make The World Safe When Everything's Connected (Forbes)
http://www.forbes.com/sites/zurich/2016/05/13/iot-security-how-to-make-the-world-safe-when-everythings-connected/#220df4f43daf
May 13, 2016By Bryan Borzykowski

Q & A The cyber threat in 2016 (Insurance Business Canada)
https://issuu.com/keymedia/docs/ibc4.1_hr?e=1100026/34413809
Winter/Spring 2016

US market scrambles for cyber solution
http://www.insuranceinsider.com/-1260025/8
April 18, 2016 by David Bull

Zurich's Mulligan: Cyber Threatens Supply Chain, Physical Damage, Bodily Injury (AM Best TV)
http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=mulligan416

Encryption set for med mal insurance companies (Akron Legal News)
http://www.akronlegalnews.com/editorial/14600
February 19, 2016 by Richard Weiner

Encryption set for med mal insurance companies (Akron Legal News)
http://www.akronlegalnews.com/editorial/14600
February 19, 2016 by Richard Weiner

Does the Internet cost us more than it’s worth? (The Boston Globe)
http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2015/10/24/does-internet-cost-more-than-worth/z0ctHB621INIFrT5cygUoL/story.htmlp://
October 25, 2015 By Hiawatha Bray

Zurich released 5th annual Advisen cyber risk survey P&C 360
http://www.propertycasualty360.com/2015/10/21/zurich-released-5th-annual-advisen-cyber-risk-surv
Oct 21, 2015 By Trudy Knockless

IT departments still dominate cyber risk management (Business Insurance)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20151020/NEWS06/151029967?tags=93|157|58|83|76/
Oct. 20, 2015 By Judy Greenwald

Why Companies Won’t Learn From the T-Mobile/Experian Hack (The New Yorker)
http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/why-companies-wont-learn-from-the-t-mobileexperian-hack
October 6, 2015

Sustainable Communities

Sustainability means being ready and able to quickly respond and recover when faced with challenges. Our wider contribution to society is not separate from our business. It is part of how we do business. Here you will find media coverage about Zurich’s work in the community, our focus on helping communities embrace resilience, and sponsorship of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, a PGA TOUR golf tournament in April.

UPDATED: Fort McMurray – What brokers should know (Canadian Insurance Top Broker)
http://www.citopbroker.com/news/fort-mcmurray-what-brokers-should-know-10218
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Zurich teams with St. Bernard Project to rebuild home destroyed by Sandy (PropertyCasualty360.com)
http://www.propertycasualty360.com/2015/11/12/zurich-teams-with-st-bernard-project-to-rebuild-ho
Nov. 12, 2015, By Jenae O'Neil

Winter Weather: Don't get caught in the cold Video News Package ( Business Insurance - In Focus)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20151113/VIDEO/151119880/business-insurance-video-series-natural-disaster-preparedness?mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRogsq%2FJZKXonjHpfsXw6OguUaKwlMI%2F0ER3fOvrPUfGjI4ERcVkI%2BSLDwEYGJlv6SgFQrjHMapl2bgKWRg%3D
October 19, 2015

Tee time with Justin Rose (CNBC )
http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000511130&kui=5HDbSp0Ccs9aePClOcAOdQ
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Insurance Provider Makes $10,000 Donation to Local Charity Voices for Children during RIMS Conference (WorkersCompensation.com)
http://www.workerscompensation.com/compnewsnetwork/news/23747-insurance-provider-makes-10-000-donation-to-local-charity-voices-for-children-during-rims-conference.html/
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Flood Risks Rising (Video Story) (BusinessInsurance.com In Focus)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20151016/VIDEO/151019863/flood-risks-rising?tags=|64|76|83|329|302
October 16, 2915

Zurich Insurance gets ready to help businesses tackle the deadly hurricane Joaquin (CIO Review)
http://banking-insurance.cioreview.com/news/-zurich-insurance-gets-ready-to-help-businesses-tackle-the-deadly-hurricane-joaquin-nid-9462-cid-23.html
October 3, 2015

9/11 Tribute Center Volunteers Assemble Bicycles For Children of Active-duty Military (San Francisco Chronicle)
http://www.sfgate.com/business/press-releases/article/9-11-Tribute-Center-Volunteers-Assemble-Bicycles-6507711.php
September 16, 2015

Eye of the storm (Canadian Underwriter)
http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/news/eye-of-the-storm/1003840034/?&er=NA
September 1, 2015, By Angela Stelmakowich

The Green Rebuilding of Post-Katrina New Orleans (TIME magazine)
http://time.com/4014281/katrina-green-building/
August 28, 2015, By Justin Worland

New Orleans since Katrina (CNBC)
http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000412655
August 28, 2015
(News video 1:31 in length that includes Zurich CEO Mike Foley)

Private sector needs to invest in New Orleans (CNBC)
http://www.cnbc.com/2015/08/28/private-sector-needs-to-invest-in-new-orleans-katrina-commentary.html
August 28, 2015, By Mike Foley

A transformed New Orleans (Nightly Business Report)
http://nbr.com/2015/08/28/a-transformed-new-orleans/
August 28, 2015
(News video 2:31 in length that includes Zurich CEO Mike Foley.)

10 years after Hurricane Katrina, US still lacks comprehensive strategy to tackle floods, experts warn (Fox News)
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2015/08/28/10-years-after-hurricane-katrina-us-still-lacks-comprehensive-strategy-to-tackle-floods.html
August 28, 2015, By James Rogers

Lesson from Katrina: Disaster preparation beats post-event cleanup (Business Insurance)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150820/NEWS06/150829990?tags=58|338|83|71|64
Aug. 20, 2015 By Mark Hofmann

New Report Finds Much Has Been Learned to Protect Communities 10 Years after Katrina (Yahoo! Finance)
http://finance.yahoo.com/finance/news/report-finds-much-learned-protect-163100256.html
August 20, 2015

An ounce of prevention ... (Business Insurance)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150820/NEWS06/150829990
August 20, 2015, By Mark Hofmann

Historic storm helped improve, promote catastrophe models
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150816/NEWS06/308169996/historic-storm-helped-improve-promote-catastrophe-models?tags=%7c64%7c83%7c302
Aug. 16, 2015 By Douglas McLeod

The insurance lessons of Katrina (AM BEST TV video)
Daniel Riordan, CEO, Zurich Global Corporate, North America appears in this story.
http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=katrina715
July 2015

Zurich Strategy and Growth

Zurich Insurance is a global leader in managing risk. With more than a century of experience in North America, we help businesses understand and protect themselves from risk in a rapidly changing, interconnected world. This page features articles about Zurich and its growth in North America. Here you will find media coverage about Zurich’s strategy and issues impacting the insurance industry.

Global Business Today

Globalization is supporting growth beyond national and regional borders, and technological development is opening up new business opportunities. Overall, the economy in North America is becoming more robust, and, over time, it will continue to grow in a global economic environment that has offered challenges. Here you will find media coverage about Zurich helping businesses around the world effectively operate in multiple jurisdictions.

People on the move in the P&C insurance industry: June 3, 2016 (PropertyCasualty360.com)
http://www.propertycasualty360.com/2016/06/03/people-on-the-move-in-the-pc-insurance-industry-ju?slreturn=1465222451
Jun 03, 2016 By Trudy Knockless

Zurich Insurance has named Dave Anderson head of Credit & Political Risk (Daily Herald)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160531/business/160539886/
May 31, 2016

Zurich North America names global head of credit and political risk (Business Insurance)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20160531/NEWS06/160539976/zurich-north-america-names-dave-anderson-global-head-of-credit-and
May 31, 2016 By Mark A. Hofmann 

Possibilities in 3D (Canadian Underwriter)
http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/features/possibilities-in-3d/
February 1, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

Zurich's Horgan: Risk Engineers Connecting Visually Across the Globe (AM Best TV)
http://www3.ambest.com/ambv/displaycontent/video.aspx?rc=horgan416

RIMS 2016: Helping Clients Address Climate Change Risks
http://www.insurancejournal.tv/videos/13437/
April 13, 20016

RIMS 2016: Zurich Finds Climate Change Risk Top Issue for Executives (Insurance Journal TV)
http://www.insurancejournal.tv/

The Most Serious Emerging-Market Risk (CFO)
http://ww2.cfo.com/risk-management/2016/03/serious-emerging-market-risk/
March 16, 2016 By Vincent Ryan

Copper’s Decline Deals a Blow to Chile’s Economy, and Bachelet (Institutional Investor)
http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article/3533914/banking-and-capital-markets-emerging-markets/coppers-decline-deals-a-blow-to-chiles-economy-and-bachelet.html#/.Vt3EF_krKHs
Mach 7, 2016 By Georgina Hurst

No insurance policy covers the perils of a Trump presidency
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/f436b44c-e200-11e5-8d9b-e88a2a889797.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fcompanies_insurance%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct#axzz42E97PU57
March 4, 2016 by John Dizard

Lenders beware: capital controls are making a comeback
http://www.txfnews.com/News/Article/5450/Lenders-beware-capital-controls-are-making-a-comeback
February 29, 2016 bv Connor Lovell Reporter

Cyber-attacks a growing concern around the world
http://www.propertycasualty360.com/author/lori-bailey
March 01, 2016 By Lori Bailey

Five tips to cut down on risk for Canadian exporters (The Globe and Mail)
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-business/five-tips-to-cut-down-on-risk-for-canadian-exporters/article27750073/ (subscription required)
December 15, 2015 by Diedre Kelly

The commercial risk your business clients are underestimating (Insurance Business America)
http://www.ibamag.com/news/the-commercial-risk-your-business-clients-are-underestimating-27069.aspx
December 3, 2015 by Caitlin Bronson

Supply Chain Risk Disconnect (Supply Chain Management Review)
http://www.scmr.com/article/supply_chain_risk_disconnect//
November 30, 2015 by Patrick Burnson

Many Businesses Underestimate Supply Chain Threats -Survey (The Wall Street Journal)
http://www.wsj.com/articles/many-businesses-underestimate-supply-chain-threats-survey-1448921725
November 30, 2015 by Robbie Whelan

Zurich expands political risk group in Australia (businessinsurance.com)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20151110/NEWS06/151119973?tags=58|410|313|158|167|160|93|157|83|70
November 10 By Joyce Famakinwa

Insurers Scramble to Stay Ahead of Technology, Risk and Consolidation (A.M. BestTV)
http://www3.ambest.com/ambv/bestnews/presscontent.aspx?refnum=23241&altsrc=23
October 21, 2015

Brokers adapt to increasingly global market
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20151019/NEWS06/151019829/insurance-brokers-adapt-to-increasingly-global-market
October 19 By Matthew Lerner

Water scarcity creates risks for businesses, demands management: Zurich (Canadian Underwriter)
http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/news/water-scarcity-creates-risks-for-businesses-demands-management-zurich/1003845854/?&ref=enews_CU&ctid=1003845854&er=NA
October 14, 2015

A Narrow Slice- Using captives for business interruption coverage is still rare but interest is growing (Risk & Insurance)
http://www.riskandinsurance.com/a-narrow-slice/
August 3, 2015 By Anne Freedman

Understanding Political Risk - An Interview with Jim Thomas, Head of Credit and Political Risk, Zurich North America (Leaders Magazine)
http://www.leadersmag.com/issues/2015.3_Jul/Zurich/LEADERS-Jim-Thomas-Zurich-North-America.html
July 2015

Great Place to Work

As an employer of approximately 9,000 people in the United States and Canada, Zurich North America is committed to maintaining an exceptional work environment that fosters individual development and organizational growth while attracting the industry’s top professionals to its world-class team. Here you will find media coverage about Zurich’s new North America headquarters and our approach to creating a culture that embraces diversity & inclusion.

Trade bashing won't save jobs: Our view (USA TODAY - Editorial)
http://www.propertycasualty360.com/2016/04/12/risk-managers-rank-their-top-rated-carriers?eNL=5707e790160ba07247605957&utm_source=PC360_NewsFlash&utm_medium=EMC-Email_editorial&utm_campaign=04122016&page_all=1
June 5, 2016

Zurich North America moving to new headquarters in September (Daily Herald)
http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160510/news/160519848/
May 10, 2016 By Eric Peterson

Leading For The Future (HRO Today)
http://www.hrotoday.com/uncategorized/leading-for-the-future/

9/11 survivor to speak at PGA Tour Executive Women’s Day (The New Orleans Advocate)
http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/community/crescentcity/15472668-171/911-survivor-to-speak-at-pga-tour-executive-womens-day

Newsviews: Addressing the skills gap (ABC 7 Chicago)
http://abc7chicago.com/news/newsviews-addressing-the-skills-gap/1273366/
Sunday, April 03, 2016

20 top companies for women in the finance and insurance industries (PC 360)
The National Association for Female Executives' Top Companies for Executive Women list

http://www.propertycasualty360.com/2016/03/22/20-top-companies-for-women-in-the-finance-and-insu?slreturn=1458661403
Mar 22, 2016 | By Lynette Gil

Apprenticeships making a comeback
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2016/03/23/apprenticeships-making-comeback/81802858/
March 23, 2016 by Paul Davidson

Morning Briefing: Zurich, Aon team up on industry recruitment (Insurance Business America)
http://www.ibamag.com/news/morning-briefing-zurich-aon-team-up-on-industry-recruitment-29175.aspx
March 8, 2016 by Steve Randall

Apprenticeships come to insurance and financial services industries (Chicago Tribune)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-insurance-apprenticeships-aon-zurich-0308-biz-20160307-story.html
March 7, 2016 By Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz

Zurich among top companies for women
http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/news/morning-briefing-3-key-challenges-facing-the-insurance-industry-says-deloitte-203872.aspx
March 2, 2016

An Insurance Industry First: Training Tomorrow's Workforce through Apprenticeship (US Department of Labor Blog)
https://blog.dol.gov/2016/03/02/an-insurance-industry-first-training-tomorrows-workforce-through-apprenticeship/
March 2, 2016 By Mike Foley, CEO North America Commercial and Regional Chairman of North America for Zurich Insurance

Industry Expertise

We know the issues facing industries today. We speak the “language” of the industry and have dedicated teams that stay a step ahead in thinking about existing and emerging risks. We help industry leaders understand and protect themselves from the challenges they face today while preparing them for tomorrow. Here you will find media coverage that showcases Zurich’s expertise in many industries, such as manufacturing, automotive, energy, and more.

Ghost drivers: get ready for the autonomous bus (Canadian Insurance Top Broker)
http://citopbroker.com/magazine-archives/ghost-drivers-get-ready-for-the-autonomous-bus-10345
May 24, 2016 by Daniel Sellers

Self-Driving Vehicles: Dealership Opportunities
https://issuu.com/cbt_news/docs/cbt_may16_pages_/28
May, 2016 By Jonathan Charak

Zurich's Breitkreitz: Solar Roofs Can Add Fire, Structure Risk (AM BEST TV)
http://www3.ambest.com/ambv/displaycontent/MediaArchive.aspx?lid=4833569583001&vid=4847732066001

RIMS 2016: Insurers Prepare for Wearables, Automated Vehicles
http://www.carriermanagement.com/news/2016/04/14/153257.htm
April 14, 2016 by Don Jergler

New mobile app from Zurich released at 2016 RIMS to help companies assess, manage risk (Canadian Underwriter)
http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/insurance/new-mobile-app-zurich-released-2016-rims-help-companies-assess-manage-risk-1004088744/
April 11, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

New Workers' Comp Option Now Available to Ohio Employers Operating in Other States (WorkersCompensation.com)
http://www.workerscompensation.com/compnewsnetwork/news/23438-new-workers-comp-option-now-available-to-ohio-employers-operating-in-other-states.html

Which offerings will remain popular? (Automotive News)
http://www.autonews.com/article/20151214/FINANCE_AND_INSURANCE/312149985/which-offerings-will-remain-popular
Dec. 14, 2015, By Arlena Sawyers

Sales of service contracts and F&I add-ons critical (Automotive News)
http://www.autonews.com/article/20151214/FINANCE_AND_INSURANCE/312149986/sales-of-service-contracts-and-fi-add-ons-critical
Dec. 14, 2015, By Hannah Lutz

The State of Small Business Lending, Save Money on Energy Costs, Can You Turn Your Hobby into a Business and Other Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know (Small Business Daily)
http://www.smallbizdaily.com/state-small-business-lending-save-money-energy-costs-can-turn-hobby-business-things-entrepreneurs-need-know/
December 7, 2015 by Rieva Lesonsky

Exclusive: Zurich establishes cell company in Vermont (Captive Review)
http://captivereview.com/?s=zurich
December 1, 2015 by Richard Cutcher

Zurich North America (Property Casualty 360-Around the P&C insurance industry)
http://www.propertycasualty360.com/2015/11/25/around-the-pc-insurance-industry-nov-25-2015
November 25, 2015

U.S. businesses have highest optimism in Zurich's global business sentiment survey (Property & Casualty 360)
http://www.propertycasualty360.com/2015/11/20/us-businesses-have-highest-optimism-in-zurichs-glo?t=commercial?ref=channel-news
Nov 20, 2015 | By Shawn Selby

Big data evolution: Forging new corporate capabilities for the long term (The Economist)
http://www.economistinsights.com/technology-innovation/analysis/big-data-evolution
(Editor's note: By clicking the link you'll have an opportunity to download the full report, which contains quotes from Zurich's Chief Underwriting Officer Mary Merkel about the impact of data analytics.)
November 19, 2015

U.S. businesses have highest optimism in Zurich's global business sentiment survey (Property & Casualty 360)
http://www.propertycasualty360.com/2015/11/20/us-businesses-have-highest-optimism-in-zurichs-glo?t=commercial?ref=channel-news
Nov 20, 2015 | By Shawn Selby

Americans lack income protection coverage (Insurance Business America)
http://www.ibamag.com/news/morning-briefing-lloyds-chief-plans-to-lead-the-way-on-insurance-tech-26786.aspx (See paragraph three)
November 19, 2015 by Steve Randall

Widening Income Protection Gap Puts Americans At Risk
https://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/2015/11/17/widening-income-protection-gap-puts-americans-at-risk.html
Schaumburg, IL.—November 17, 2015

Global Zurich Insurance Study of Business Sentiment Shows Highest Optimism in U.S. (Chief Executive)
http://chiefexecutive.net/global-zurich-insurance-study-of-business-sentiment-shows-highest-optimism-in-u-s/
November 12, 2015

Optimism among SMEs highest in U.S.: Zurich survey (Canadian Underwriter)
http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/news/optimism-among-smes-highest-in-u-s-zurich-survey/1003893544/?&er=NA
Nov 11, 2015

'I'm screwed for life' — What happens when your hobby drone falls out of the sky (CBC Radio 1 - visit page to listen to interview)
http://www.cbc.ca/radio/spark/296-sleep-secrets-drone-danger-and-more-1.3265562/i-m-screwed-for-life-what-happens-when-your-hobby-drone-falls-out-of-the-sky-1.3270851
October 18, 2015 - Spark with Nora Young)

Zurich Asset Management Select noted in Wall Street Journal's "Risk & Compliance Journal"
http://blogs.wsj.com/riskandcompliance/2015/08/14/the-morning-risk-report-hedge-fund-regulation-starts-building-up-newsletter-draft/
August 14, 2015

Zurich Upgrades Coverage for Asset Managers as Regulatory Risk Grows (Zinsurance.me)
http://www.zinsurance.me/zurich-upgrades-coverage-for-asset-managers-as-regulatory-risk-grows/
August 13th, 2015

Coverage for investment professionals addresses new regulatory risks (Business Insurance)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150812/NEWS06/150819938/zurich-american-insurance-co-addresses-new-regulatory-risks-in
August 13, 2015 By Joyce Famakinwa

VIDEO STORY: Zurich's Bauman: Captive Results Signal Caution (AM BEST TV)
http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=bauman815
August 2015

Zurich Lawyer On the Difference Between In-House and Law Firm Life (Bloomberg BNA)
https://bol.bna.com/zurich-lawyer-on-the-difference-between-in-house-and-law-firm-life/
August 14, 2015

Early Intervention & RTW Best Practices: A White Paper from Zurich
http://dmec.org/2015/08/04/early-intervention-rtw-best-practices-a-whitepaper-from-zurich/
August 4, 2015

Smoke and fire rise from a rail car after the July 2013 Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, derailment (Business Insurance)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150802/NEWS06/150739956/new-oil-train-safety-rules-draw-criticism-from-industry-experts?tags=|75|80|302
August 2, 2015

Insurers Brace for 3-D Printing Revolution Video story (AM BEST TV)
Also picked up by: Reuters Online, Bloomberg News, BusinessWire, Morningstar Stock Investor, and Yahoo Financial among others.
http://www3.ambest.com/ambv/displaycontent/MediaArchive.aspx?LID=1068187747001
July 20, 2015

Telemedicine risks and how to avoid them (Business Insurance - In Focus (video story)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150719/VIDEO/150719852/telemedicine-risks-and-how-to-avoid-them?tags=|63|70|74|83|307|329
July 19, 2015

Wall Street reform law yet to effect D&O market (Business Insurance)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150719/NEWS06/307199968/dodd-franks-impact-on-property-casualty-insurers-still-evolving?tags=|80|83|302
July 19, 2015 By Judy Greenwald

Construction rebound boosts surety sector (Business Insurance)
http://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20150719/NEWS06/307199972/construction-industry-rebound-boosts-activity-in-surety-bond-sector
July 19, 2015 By Matthew Lerner

Customer-Centricity, Teamwork, and Excellence - An Interview with Mike Bond, Vice President, Head of Surety, Zurich North America (Leaders Magazine)
http:/http://www.leadersmag.com/issues/2015.3_Jul/Zurich/LEADERS-Mike-Bond-Zurich-North-America.html/
July 2015

The Next Industrial Revolution (Best Review)
http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e10faa8#/3e10faa8/18
July 2015