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Pink appoints Zurich to protection panel

Pink has added Zurich Financial Services to its network protection panel.

Zurich joins existing panel members Aviva, LV=, Pru Protect and Bright Grey.

David Copland, chief executive of Pink, says: “Pink is committed to providing members with the support they need to run successful businesses.  Zurich’s broad range of protection products presents our members with more options, which ultimately means they can offer a better service to their clients.”

Peter Hamilton, protection management director at Zurich Financial Services adds: “Pink is gaining a reputation for writing high quality protection business and we are looking forwards to what we hope will be a long and valuable partnership.”


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