AGC of California and Zurich Announce Comprehensive Insurance Program for its Members
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, April 23, 2012
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Sacramento, Calif. – April 23, 2012 – The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC) and Zurich, a leading property and casualty insurance provider globally and in North America, announced today the two have collaborated to provide insurance services for its members.
“A strategic goal of the association is to expand the association’s insurance program and offer the full gamut of insurances services,” said Associated General Contractors of California chief executive officer Tom Holsman. “Given Zurich’s strong history and vast services they offer, we are pleased to work with them and offer AGC members a complete and comprehensive insurance program tailored to the construction industry at highly competitive rates.”
Under the agreement, Zurich in North America will provide AGC-CA members with insurance solutions for workers compensation, general liability, auto and property coverages as well as comprehensive safety and risk management services.
"Our firm recently selected Zurich as our new workers comp and liability insurance provider,” said John Nunan, president of Unger Construction and current president of AGC of California. “We recognize Zurich is much more than just an insurance carrier. They are becoming a valuable partner in our safety and training programs and a tremendous resource for our risk management staff. We’ve never had our insurer provide this level of service before.”
Added Seth Hausman, head of operations, Construction for Zurich in North America: “Zurich has had a long standing and significant relationship with AGC and the construction industry and we're happy to continue building off of that. We look forward to meeting the needs of California AGC and its members.”
The Associated General Contractors of California (AGC), the voice of the construction industry since 1920, represents more than 1,000 construction companies and construction related firms throughout California. The organization is committed to improving the physical environment through its commitment to the principles of skill, integrity and responsibility. AGC members represent the full spectrum of the construction industry, from some of the state's smallest business enterprises to some of the nation's largest construction companies, with annual construction volumes ranging from less than $100,000 to more than $100 million. AGC members perform the majority of non-residential construction, and build the state’s highways and bridges, office buildings, hotels, shopping centers, plants, refineries and manufacturing facilities, as well as schools, colleges and universities, hospitals, retirement homes, and health care facilities. Recognized as an industry leader, AGC provides business opportunities, education, training, resources, and advocacy for its members while advancing sound public policy for the construction industry.
Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurance provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East as well as other markets. For more information about the products and services it offers and people Zurich employs around the world, click here. In North America, Zurich (www.zurichna.com) is a leading commercial property-casualty insurance provider serving the global corporate, large corporate, middle market, specialties and programs sectors. In addition, Zurich also offers life insurance products and services. 2012 marks Zurich's 100 year anniversary of insuring America and the success of its customers, shareholders and employees. Further information about Zurich's 100 year anniversary of insuring America can be found here.
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