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A passion for innovation

April 2, 2019

Zurich Canada CEO Saad Mered and Chisel AI CEO met with insurance reporters to talk about innovation, technology and the future of insurance in Canada.

When Zurich Insurance Group announced the winners of its inaugural Zurich Innovation World Championship, few were more excited than Zurich Canada CEO Saad Mered.

Mered had already met with Ron Glozman, founder and CEO of Chisel AI, the Toronto-based startup that won the gold award in the global competition. And he was intrigued.


So, Mered was eager to spread the word about how Zurich’s focus on innovation and its customer-led philosophy aligns with Chisel’s business proposition.

A couple weeks later, Mered and Glozman agreed to sit down with insurance trade media in Zurich Canada’s Toronto office to talk about the competition, insurtechs and a wide range of other topics.


The engaging, hour-long media briefing resulted in several news articles that highlighted Zurich’s commitment to innovation, the promise of technology and Zurich Canada’s plans for the future:

After the media briefing, Mered shared his thoughts on Zurich’s approach to innovation.

Media interested in learning more, contact David Hilgen on the Media & Public Relations team.