KITCHENER, ON, Feb. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Leading assistance and specialty
insurance provider, Mondial Assistance Canada, will formally become
Allianz Global Assistance on February 1st, 2012, as part of a global brand transition expected to be completed in
Mondial Assistance Canada is a subsidiary of Allianz Global Assistance,
an international leader in assistance and insurance services with
operation centres in 28 countries, which in turn has been part of the
Allianz Group for more than ten years.
According to Canadian CEO Scott McKellar, this rebranding will bring
both enhanced brand recognition and business opportunities.
"Our company in Canada has been supporting Canadian travellers with
value-added assistance services for over 24 years. We became a member
of the Allianz Group 10 years ago, and have grown considerably as a
result; this growth has positioned us as a true single source for
specialty insurance and assistance products to the Canadian market,"
Mr. McKellar said.
"We're now excited to adopt the Allianz Global Assistance name in Canada
as we continue to enrich, and care for, the brands of our
partners. Taking on this globally recognized brand will exemplify
strength and stability and provide our client with a sense of security,
as they will be accompanied by one of the world's leading insurance
As a long-standing partner to some of Canada's best known travel and
financial brands, Allianz Global Assistance's Canadian operations
managed over 590,000 calls and processed over $100M in claims in 2011.
For more information about Allianz Global Assistance, please visit www.allianz-assistance.ca/corporate.
About Allianz Global Assistance (Global)
International leader in Assistance, travel Insurance and health, life & home care services, today Allianz Global Assistance has
operation centres in 28 countries, with more than 10 783 employees who
speak 40 different languages and work throughout the world with a
network of 400,000 service providers and 180 correspondents. 250
million people, or 4% of the world's total population, benefit from its
services, which the Group provides on all five continents.
About Allianz Global Assistance (Canada)
In Canada, Allianz Global Assistance has been assisting Canadian
travellers for more than 24 years, and is a leading consumer specialty
insurance and assistance company. Allianz Global Assistance offers
travel insurance and unique assistance services such as international
medical assistance and triage services. The company also serves as an
outsource provider for in-bound call centre services and claims
administration for health insurers, property and casualty insurers and
credit card companies. Allianz Global Assistance is the registered
business name for AZGA Service Canada Inc. and AZGA Insurance Agency
SOURCE Allianz Global Assistance
For further information:
Allianz Global Assistance
Phone: 519-742-2800 ext. 2286