Ҵý Named Premier Sponsor of Worldwide Broker Network

CHICAGO, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Ҵý and the Worldwide Broker Network (WBN), the largest integrated network of independent property & casualty brokers and employee benefits consultants in the world, today announced Ҵý as the newest premier sponsor of WBN. This relationship allows Ҵý and WBN to support brokers and their clients with international needs.

"Brokers expect to work with insurance specialists who have the expertise and understanding of their distinctive insurance needs and emerging risks for companies doing business internationally. That is what Ҵý brings to the table," said Dino E. Robusto, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ҵý. "We are proud to enter into this relationship with WBN to bring additional value to their members and the clients they serve."

Ҵý offers a broad portfolio of commercial and specialty lines of coverage with tailored solutions to support companies of all sizes doing business internationally, from small startups to multinational organizations. Combining the latest market insight with industry expertise, Ҵý's underwriting, risk control and claim specialists collaborate to develop and adapt relevant coverages to provide a seamless experience as clients grow and evolve.

"We are pleased to welcome Ҵý to WBN. The company's growing international reach, enterprise capabilities, distinctive insurance solutions and demonstrated commitment to the markets served by WBN members make them a desirable addition to our network," said Francie Starnes, Chief Executive Officer, WBN. "Ҵý's support of WBN allows us to continue offering valuable resources and insights that help our members address the trends that affect the everyday decisions of their clients."

To learn more about Ҵý's business insurance solutions, please visit . To learn more about WBN, please visit .

About Ҵý
Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, Ҵý is the country's eighth largest commercial insurance writer and the 14th largest property andcasualtycompany. Ҵý's insurance products include commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. Ҵý's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit Ҵý at . "Ҵý" is a registered trademark of Ҵý Financial Corporation. Certain Ҵý Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "Ҵý" trademark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.

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About Worldwide Broker Network
WBN is the largest, fully integrated international network of independent Insurance Brokers and Employee Benefits Consultants and 4th-largest among all broker networks. Founded in 1989 in Europe by 9 firms, the strategic alliance today comprises more than 100 market-leading independent firms in over 100 countries on 6 continents, providing clients with cross-border expertise and outstanding service wherever they do business in the world. With more than $5 billion in combined annual revenues, WBN has become an important part of the industry's distribution network.


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