Why Work For Zurich
Why Work For Us
Welcome to Zurich
We are an insurance-based financial services provider, with headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. The core of our business is General Insurance and Life Insurance. Founded in 1872, we now have a global network of subsidiaries and offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and other markets. Our 60,000 employees serve customers in more than 170 countries.
About Us – Zurich Life
Zurich Life is one of Ireland's most successful life insurance companies offering a full range of Zurich Life Pension, Investment and Protection products. Maintaining the highest service standards is very important to Zurich. Zurich Life has won a number of industry service awards, including the Professional Insurance Brokers Association ‘Broker Service Award of Excellence’ 2010, for the eighth year in a row; as well as topping the LIMRA International Broker Attitudes survey in 2011 and we are fourteen times winner of the Irish Brokers Association ‘Service Excellence Award’.
Zurich Life’s investment team, based in Blackrock, Co. Dublin, is responsible for funds under management of approximately €10.9 billion, of which pension assets amount to €6.2 billion (as at 31st December 2010).
In 2009, Zurich established a European Manufacturing Hub in Dublin to develop cross border life products for a range of European markets, including Italy, Germany and the United Kingdom.
About Us – Zurich General Insurance
Zurich Insurance is one of Ireland’s leading insurance companies. We offer a wide range of products, from Private Motor and Home Insurance to Engineering and Commercial Property Insurance. We are one of the largest insurers in Ireland, employing approximately 410 people and operating a nationwide network of sales offices.
In 2007 and 2008, Zurich won the KPMG Non-Life Insurance Excellence Award.
The vast majority of Zurich's General Insurance operations in Europe are routed through its main operating company – Zurich Insurance Plc - based in Dublin which operates both within Ireland and across the EU with branches in the UK, Belgium, Finland, Denmark, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands.