Zurich Financial Services Group, an insurance-based financial services provider, has announced that its North American commercial business divisions have opened a new office in downtown Los Angeles.

William Blake, regional executive for Zurich’s southwest region, said: This office will increase our market profile and enable our staff to spend more time with agents, brokers and our customers. Our new downtown Los Angeles office, which operates in addition to our Glendale, California, location, increases our visibility and ability to be more customer-centric in this key major metropolitan area.