News

Pan­dem­ic in­sur­ance cov­er: Not with­out a pub­lic-pri­vate part­ner­ship

Population growth, global mobility or ecological changes increase the risk of pandemics. Is pandemic risk insurable? The answer is, only with governance participation.

Media releases

SIA’s 90th An­nu­al Gen­er­al Meet­ing dom­i­nat­ed by coro­n­avirus

The 52 delegates elected Thomas Boyer and Jean-Daniel Laffely to the 14-strong Managing Board. Markus Leibundgut and Rolf Dörig were re-elected, the latter as Chairman.

Context

Swiss pri­vate in­sur­ers em­ploy some 50,000 peo­ple in Switzer­land

The Swiss private insurers offer interesting careers to qualified applicants and promote modern ways of working.

 

Forward-looking solutions – with the SIA

The Swiss Insurance Association SIA represents the interests of the private insurance industry at national and international level. The association comprises around 75 primary insurers and reinsurers, which together employ 47,700 people in Switzerland and a further 100,000 abroad. The member companies of the SIA account for more than 85 percent of the premiums generated in the Swiss market. As a major force in the Swiss economy, the insurance industry assumes economic responsibility at business, social and political level wherever key success factors of its locations are at risk.