Jose Luis Menendez, Executive Vice President and Chief Insurance Officer, Generali US Branch, commented on today's news, Our US Specialty Insurance Division is uniquely positioned to leverage Generali Group's 200 years of proven service and its vast network of over 400 companies in over 50 countries, to provide specialized offerings both in the US and internationally. The backing of Generali Group, with more than €500 billion in assets, provides an incredibly deep and established platform for our new of warranty services and solutions.
The Specialty Insurance Division will partner with a wide array of consumer retailers and dealers, third party administrators, and other consumer-facing entities to provide robust and tailored warranty services for consumer products. Generali's multinational and domestic capabilities will allow the new warranty service line to support a variety of warranty program structures including Insurer as Obligor Programs, Administrator Obligor Programs, Direct Insurer Programs, and Dealer Obligor Programs. With the stability and reach of one of the largest global insurance providers, the Specialty Insurance Division plans to provide warranty services for a wide array of products including motor vehicles, watercraft, travel trailers, new homes, home systems, major appliances, televisions, consumer electronics, as well as computers and other peripherals.
Mr. Menendez concluded, Our warranty services line will also allow us to execute on the larger strategy of promoting B2B2C relationships and provide clients both in the US and abroad with a single-stop solution for both regular and extended warranties. And our warranty services line is only the beginning -- we will continue to expand our Specialty Insurance Division, leveraging the depth and breadth of our global organization to provide unique solutions to an evolving insurance and services marketplace.
GENERALI US BRANCH
Generali US Branch is a Property and Casualty insurance company licensed in all states and jurisdictions and lines of business with an A.M. Best Rating of A (Excellent) and Financial Size Category of XV ($2 Billion or greater). Generali US Branch, which was established in 1935 and domiciled in the state of New York, is the US Representative office of the Generali Group.
THE GENERALI GROUP
Generali is one of the largest global insurance and asset management providers. Established in 1831, it is present in 50 countries in the world, with a total premium income of more than € 66 billion in 2018. With nearly 71,000 employees serving 61 million customers, the Group has a leading position in Europe and a growing presence in Asia and Latin America. Generali's ambition is to be the life-time partner to its customers, offering innovative and personalized solutions thanks to an unmatched distribution network.