Under the partnership agreement, SOGAZ Insurance Group will provide civil liability insurance and financial risks insurance for the 2013 Summer Universiade organisers. All athletes, guests and volunteers of events will be insured against accidents. Transportation and property that will be used during the test events and at Games time will also be covered by insurance. The overall liability limit of the insurer is more than 180 billion roubles.
Vladimir Leonov, Director General of the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate:
- We expect to stage the largest Summer Universiade ever and it is surely connected with significant insurance risks. But thanks to such a big and reliable partner as SOGAZ, we feel secure.
Sergey Ivanov, Chairman of the Management Board of SOGAZ Insurance Group:
- I'm confident that the Summer Universiade will be a success and most spectacular experience in Russian sports and international university sports. For SOGAZ being part of such event through partnership is a perfect chance to develop business and strengthen its position both in the Republic of Tatarstan and in the territory of the entire country.
SOGAZ Insurance Group was established in 1993 and enters the top three insurance companies in Russia. SOGAZ is currently Russia’s only all-purpose insurer rated by two top international rating agencies A. M. Best and Standard & Poor's. The company offers a full range of insurance services to corporate and private clients. Some of the clients of SOGAZ include Gazprom Group companies, OAO Russian Railways, State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM, State Corporation ROSNANOTECH, OAO Rosneft Oil Company, OAO Severstal and many others.
Presently the Group's regional network includes over 600 divisions and sales offices in Russia and abroad and has a staff of almost 5,000 employees. The company opened a number of Client Service Centres in major cities across Russia to provide high quality and timely settlement of losses.
High level of the quality management system of SOGAZ is verified by the GOST ISO 9001-2008 (ISO 9001:2008) certificate.
Support of sports has traditionally been one of the key areas of activity of SOGAZ Insurance Group's social policy. The company acts as General Partner and Insurance Provider of the Kontinental Hockey League, Title Partner of the Premier League Russian Football Championship.
For more information about SOGAZ, please visit the company’s official website http://en.sogaz.ru