Future Generali reaches out to Northern region through new Zonal office in Delhi
Delhi, Dec 11, 2008: Future Generali, the Insurance joint venture between Future Group of India and Generali Group of Italy opened its Zonal office in Delhi today to cater to the Northern India region.
In the vast gamut of Insurance options available in the market today Future Generali Insurance has adopted a unique business model offering Total Insurance Solutions, across Life & General Insurance, where all the insurance needs of customers can be serviced through every touch point of the company.
The Mallassurance™ channel is a unique & innovative delivery channel selling Insurance offerings across the Life and General Insurance categories through all Future Group retail outlets across the country.
Future Generali is currently active through 97 Branches across 80 cities and over 9000 licensed advisors. The plan is to increase it to 40,000 advisors by March 09, spread across 100 branches in more than 80 cities. Besides this large network of agents & branches, Future Generali will also actively offer their Insurance solutions across 280 Malls and 700 Alliance partners by March 09.
Speaking on the occasion of the launch, Mr. Jayant Khosla, CEO – Future Generali India Life Insurance Co. Ltd. said “We are looking at dynamic expansion plans this year and as part of this we are opening our Northern India Zonal office in Delhi which covers a large market. Our key business differentiators are Total Insurance Solutions, and our innovative Mallassurance™ model, whose response has been very encouraging and we have been able to garner good business from this channel and also serve the customer’s needs.”
”There is an increase in Insurance awareness in Northern India where in even small towns we see an increase in per capita income and savings potential, by establishing this Zonal office we aim to provide convenience of reach to customers in this region. With the changing economic scenario we see a renewed interest in individual consumers and enterprises that recognize the need of Insurance for financial security. We would provide them more options for buying the Total Insurance solutions through our branch offices.” said Mr. Deepak Sood, CEO – Future Generali India Insurance Co. Ltd.
ABOUT THE COMPANY:
Future Generali is a joint venture between the India-based Future Group and the Italy-based Generali Group. Future Generali is present in India in both the Life and Non-Life businesses as Future Generali India Life Insurance Co. Ltd. and Future Generali India Insurance Co. Ltd.
Future Group, led by its founder and Group CEO, Mr. Kishore Biyani, is one of India’s leading business houses with multiple businesses spanning across the consumption space. While retail forms the core business activity of Future Group, group subsidiaries are present in consumer finance, capital, insurance, leisure and entertainment, brand development, retail real estate development, retail media and logistics. Led by its flagship enterprise, Pantaloon Retail, the group operates over 11 million square feet of retail space in over 63 cities and towns and 65 rural locations across India. Headquartered in Mumbai (Bombay), Pantaloon Retail employs around 30,000 people and is listed on the Indian stock exchanges. The company follows a multi-format retail strategy that captures almost the entire consumption basket of Indian customers. In the lifestyle segment, the group operates Pantaloons, a fashion retail chain and Central, a chain of seamless malls. In the value segment, its marquee brand, Big Bazaar is a hypermarket format that combines the look, touch and feel of Indian bazaars with the choice and convenience of modern retail. The group’s specialty retail formats include- books and music chain - Depot; sportswear retailer - Planet Sports; electronics retailer - eZone; home improvement chain -HomeTown; and rural retail chain - Aadhaar; among others. It also operates the popular shopping portal, www.futurebazaar.com.
Future Capital Holdings, the group’s financial arm provides investment advisory to assets worth over $1 billion that are being invested in consumer brands and companies, real estate, hotels and logistics. It also operates a consumer finance arm with branches in 150 locations. Other group companies include, Future Generali, the group’s insurance venture in partnership with Italy’s Generali Group, Future Brands, a brand development and IPR company, Future Logistics, providing logistics and distribution solutions to group companies and business partners and Future Media, a retail media initiative. The group’s presence in Leisure & Entertainment segment is led through, Mumbai-based listed company Galaxy Entertainment Limited. Galaxy includes leading leisure chains, Sports Bar and Bowling Co. and family entertainment centers, F123. Through its partner company, Blue Foods the group operates around 100 restaurants and food courts through brands like Bombay Blues, Spaghetti Kitchen, Noodle Bar, The Spoon, Copper Chimney and Gelato. Future Group’s joint venture partners include, US-based stationery products retailers, Staples, French women’s wear retailer, Etam, Middle East-based Axiom Communications and India-based Blue Foods, Liberty Shoes, Talwalkars’ and Asian Electronics. Future Group believes in developing strong insights on Indian consumers and building businesses based on Indian ideas, as espoused in the group’s core value of ‘Indianness.’ The group’s corporate credo is, ‘Rewrite rules, Retain values.’
Established in Trieste on December 26, 1831, Generali is an international group present in more than 40 countries with insurance companies and companies mostly operating in the financial and real estate sectors. Over the years, the Generali Group has reconstructed a significant presence in Central Eastern Europe and has started to develop business in the principal markets of the Far East, among which China and India.
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Future Generali India Life Insurance Co Ltd, Reg No: 133, Registered Office: Knowledge House, Shyam Nagar,Off: Jogeshwari Vikhroli Link Road, Jogeshwari (East) Mumbai 400060. Corporate Office: 001, Trade Plaza, 414 Veer Savarkar Marg, Prabhadevi, Mumbai–400025
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