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Zurich Takaful awarded the Most Outstanding Takaful Company at the KLIFF Islamic Finance Awards 2017

Kuala Lumpur, October 3, 2017

– Zurich Takaful Malaysia Berhad (ZTMB) was awarded the Most Outstanding Takaful Company at the KLIFF Islamic Finance Awards 2017 organized in conjunction with the 14th Kuala Lumpur Islamic Finance Forum (KLIFF) 2017.

ZTMB represents the perfect synergy between a Malaysian-grown takaful operator and a group that truly operates on a global basis. By leveraging local market insights as well as Zurich’s solid financial strength and global expertise, the company aims to provide attractive and intelligent Takaful solutions to help its customers protect themselves and their assets from risks.

It is also the company’s commitment to contribute to the development of the domestic Takaful industry by nurturing its business into a sustainable and growing entity that caters to the needs of Malaysians.

KLIFF Islamic Finance Awards 2017 is held to honor, recognize and acknowledge the significant efforts and contributions by individuals and institutions in developing the Islamic finance industry.

KLIFF Awards 2017

Executive Director of ZTMB and CEO of Zurich Insurance Malaysia Berhad, Philip Smith (third from left), CEO of ZTMB, Salim Majid Zain (centre) and President of General Insurance, Zurich Insurance Malaysia Berhad, David Fike (fourth from right) together with members of the senior management team of Zurich Malaysia at the KLIFF Islamic Finance Awards 2017 Presentation Dinner

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Zurich Insurance Group

Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 54,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations. The Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872. The holding company, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ZURN), is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt (ZURVY) program, which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX. Further information about Zurich is available at www.zurich.com.


Zurich Takaful Malaysia Berhad

Zurich Takaful Malaysia Berhad (ZTMB) is one of Malaysia’s leading Takaful companies. It is a member of Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) and the sole provider of Takaful products within Zurich. With nine (9) years of Takaful market expertise as well as an extensive range of Family and General Takaful solutions, ZTMB caters to the various needs of customers, serving over 1.1 million certificate holders nationwide. The company was formerly known as MAA Takaful Berhad. Zurich is uniquely positioned within the Malaysian insurance market where it offers a full range of insurance solutions also covering conventional products of Life and General Insurance through its sister company, Zurich Insurance Malaysia Berhad. For more information on Zurich Takaful in Malaysia, please visit www.zurich.com.my.