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On April 24, the Zurich Day was organized jointly by the Zurich Financial Services Group and SMU. Prof. Jin Yongxing, Vice President of SMU, teacher representatives as well as exchange students from Massachusetts Maritime Academy presented at the activity.
Prof. Jin said, the success of the Zurich Day provided the opportunity for SMU to have face to face contact with the world-class company. The Zurich Financial Services Group also expressed its good will to cooperate with SMU in more fields in the future, with the aim of cultivating excellent shipping talents by integrating academics into social practice.
Mr. Lee Myrick, global chief underwriting officer at Zurich Financial Services, delivered a speech on the Risk Control of Shipping Insurance in Supply Chain Management. Following that, Mr. Mike Davies, Asia-pacific chief underwriting officer, made a brief introduction about the futures market of Asia-Pacific insurance.The
Zurich Financial Services Group, founded in 1872, is one of the world's largest insurance groups, and one of the few to operate on a truly global basis. It ranked 83 in the 2010 global wealth ranking.