Press releases 2013 and 2012 – ERGO Insurance Group
ERGO lays cards on the table as second Customer Report is published
Press release 29 April 2013
What makes a good customer advisory service? How seriously does ERGO take transparency? Who actually decides the outcome of a health insurance application? Answers to these and many other questions are revealed in the second ERGO Customer Report, which has now been published.
ERGO: Major topics addressed in 2012
Press release 27 March 2013
ERGO Insurance Group will be presenting its results for the 2012 financial year at today’s balance sheet press conference. The Group result stood at 289 (349) million euros after taking into account provisions put aside for restructuring the German sales organisations. At 18.6 (20.3) billion euros, total premium income was down by 8.4 per cent on last year. This was mainly due to disposals and fewer single-premium life insurance policies.
ERGO updates transparency website
Short news 21 March 2013
The ERGO Insurance Group has updated the chapter "transparency" on its website. In this chapter, the company publishes information on misconduct on incentive trips and events as well as on allegations concerning the insurance business which had been discussed in the prublic in 2011 mainly.
ERGO Supervisory Board extends contract of Management Board Chairman Oletzky
Press release 20 March 2013
The Supervisory Board of ERGO Insurance Group has yesterday extended the appointment of Torsten Oletzky for five years.
“Clear Language Initiative” put to test: ERGO awarded TÜV seal
Press release 6 March 2013
ERGO Insurance Group has achieved an important milestone on its path to increased comprehensibility: The German regional inspection agency TÜV Saarland has certified the Company with its seal exceptionally clear communication with customers. ERGO is the first insurer in Germany to be certified as an entire company in terms of clarity and comprehensibility by TÜV Saarland.
ERGO expands bancassurance business in the Baltic states
Press release 13. December 2012
The ERGO Insurance Group is expanding its international bancassurance business.
ERGO and Avantha will launch life insurance company in India
Press release 1. November 2012
The ERGO Insurance Group is strengthening its presence in the emerging Asian markets by signing a joint venture with the Avantha Group in India.
ERGO publishes first Sustainability Report
Short news 31. October 2012
The ERGO Insurance Group has submitted its first Sustainability Report.
ERGO comments on reports of further staff cuts in Germany
Short news 18 October 2012
As part of a regular check on the number of positions in all departments, the staffing plan for the following year is compiled annually.
Transparency on incentive trips and incentive events
Short news 29 September 2012
In order to become more transparent and win back trust, ERGO has decided to disclose all incidents of misconduct in connection with incentive trips and incentive events. This information will now be available under the heading “Corporate Governance” on the website of the ERGO Insurance Group.
Property-casualty insurer ERGO Versicherung AG opens branch office in Austria
Short news 6 August 2012
ERGO Versicherung AG is very well positioned within German industrial insurance. In order to further expand its market share, the ERGO company has put the focus on industrial markets elsewhere in Europe, with a new branch office now open in Vienna.
ERGO launches quality and efficiency programme and intends to streamline sales
Press release 27 July 2012
The Board of Management of ERGO Versicherungsgruppe AG has detailed its plans concerning the initiatives launched in March 2012 aimed at increasing quality and efficiency. Sales organisations are likely to be merged and managed under the umbrella of an ERGO sales company.
ERGO study shows consumers frequently baffled by information
Press release 20 June 2012
One in every three people frequently or very frequently encounters information they find difficult to understand – this is the conclusion reached by the ERGO Study on Comprehensibility, entitled “What do we still understand?” For the purpose of this representative study, the opinion research institute forsa carried out a Germany-wide survey of 2,600 individuals aged eighteen or above. The results are being presented by the ERGO Insurance Group today.
ERGO intensifies reporting on corporate responsibility and sustainability
Press release 11 June 2012
Corporate responsibility is an inherent part of ERGO’s guiding principles. Now the Company has significantly increased its reporting about these activities: at www.ergo.com the Group provides a comprehensive overview of the Company’s extensive and wide-reaching commitment to sustainability under the heading “Responsibility”.
With customers, for customers - first ERGO Customer Report published
Press release 14 May 2012
The ERGO Insurance Group has published its first Customer Report. This is an innovative medium focusing on customers, their questions and suggestions. The Report sets out in a comprehensible and transparent manner what ERGO is doing to put its promise of “To insure is to understand” into practice.
ERGO sells South Korean subsidiary
Press release 3 May 2012
The ERGO Insurance Group is selling its South Korean subsidiary ERGO Daum Direct to the AXA Group. Representatives of both companies signed a share purchase and sale agreement today.
ERGO launches start-up of life insurance company in China
Press release 13 April 2012
The ERGO Insurance Group is entering the Chinese insurance market and is launching the start-up of a joint venture with a local partner. The joint venture will primarily offer life insurance to private customers in the economically attractive province of Shandong.
ERGO records stable result in 2011
Press release 29 March 2012
The ERGO Insurance Group reported its results for the 2011 financial year at today’s balance-sheet press conference. In spite of turbulence experienced on the capital markets, ERGO achieved a stable consolidated result of 349 (355) million euros. Total premium income increased slightly by 0.7 percent to 20.3 (20.1) billion euros.
Bortenlänger member of the Supervisory Board of ERGO Insurance Group
Press release 26 January 2012
Since 1 January 2012, Dr. Christine Bortenlänger, member of the Board of Management of Bayerische Börse AG and member of the Executive Board of Munich Stock Exchange, has been appointed a new member of the Supervisory Board of ERGO Versicherungsgruppe AG.