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Media Release: SSQ Insurance and Allianz Global Benefits Network enter into a partnership

Significant partnership to provide group insurance programs globally.

by Allianz Global Benefits | 3 min read

Allianz Global Benefits, a world leading Employee Benefits Network, is expanding its distribution network through a new partnership in Canada: SSQ Insurance.

Through this collaboration, SSQ Insurance’s domestic prospects and existing clients will have access to a worldwide benefits network with great expertise in the implementation of local employee benefit plans as well as in Multinational Pooling, Captive Fronting and Global Underwriting.

“Being there where our clients are is of key importance for us and is in alignment with our growth strategy in this important business segment of Employee Benefits. We are very proud to count a group insurance provider with growth ambition as well as excellence in service like SSQ Insurance as our new partner in Canada and welcome them warmly“, says Dirk Hellmuth, CEO of Allianz Global Benefits. Michael Scheu, Head of Operations at Allianz Global Benefits, who was leading the negotiations adds: “SSQ Insurance is the ideal partner to offer the Canadian subsidiaries of our multinational clients the full range of high-quality products and outstanding service, combined with strong financial security.”

“We are excited about the opportunities this partnership presents”, says Genevieve Fortier, Senior Vice-President Distribution, at SSQ Insurance. “International organizations with employees in Canada will now be able to benefit from SSQ Insurance’ value-added solutions provided by Allianz Global Benefits.”

About Allianz Global Benefits

Allianz Global Benefits is a member of Allianz Group and provides employee benefit solutions to multinational corporations and global brokers at a global level. The spectrum of solutions encompasses the full range of protection, pension and asset management products and services via a global and local network of 97 Allianz subsidiaries and selected external insurance partners in 77 countries. Headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, it has access to a team of international experts based in regional Allianz offices in Munich, London, Chicago and Singapore.

About SSQ Insurance

SSQ Insurance offers a wide range of traditional and specialized products such as health and dental care, EAP, disability and life insurance, all designed for the specific needs of each client. SSQ Life Insurance provides clients with outstanding personalized service.

Founded in 1944, SSQ Insurance is a mutualist company that puts community at the heart of insurance. With assets under management of $12 billion, SSQ Insurance is one of the largest companies in the industry. Working for a community of over three million customers, SSQ Insurance employs over 2,000 people. Leader in group insurance, the company also sets itself apart through its expertise in individual life and health insurance, general insurance and the investment sector.

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This is an official media release by Allianz Global Benefits.