Media releases

‘The state most cer­tain­ly can­not do it bet­ter than the pri­vate sec­tor’

At the ‘Day of Insurers 2021’ today in Lugano, Rolf Dörig, president of the Swiss Insurance Association SIA, emphasised the important role of the sector during the coronavirus pandemic.

An­nu­al Re­port 2020

Annual Report 2020 of the Swiss Private Insurers


‘A lot of peo­ple just take elec­tric­i­ty for grant­ed’

In this interview, Maurice Dierick from Swissgrid, the national grid company, explains why an electricity shortage is one of the biggest risks facing Switzerland.

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 70 primary insurers and reinsurers employing a workforce of 47,000 people in Switzerland. Overall, the member companies of the SIA account for around 85 per cent of insurance premiums generated in the Swiss market. This makes the insurance industry and, as a result, the SIA a major force in the Swiss economy. Private insurers are therefore committed to the successful development of the areas they operate in, both in business and in social and political terms, meaning that they assume economic responsibility.