Zurich, a property and casualty insurance provider, said that it will collaborate with Risk Exchange Insurance Services (REX), a program administrator which specializes in accessing underserved segments of the workers’ compensation market, to cover a range of businesses.

Zurich has selected REX in part for its growing distribution channel, full-service infrastructure, and efficient, paperless web-based systems.

Craig Fundum, president of programs and direct markets at Zurich North America Commercial, said: “Through our new program offering with REX, businesses and underserved segments of the workers’ compensation market can have the customer-focused service associated with Zurich’s brand, globally.”

Rosemarie Rogers, senior vice president of Zurich’s programs segment, said: “Zurich has a well-established, solid reputation for underwriting workers’ compensation risks, said. REX has access to a growing independent agency force. Having the ability to tap into different types of markets is one of the many reasons Zurich is excited to be backing this new program.”