IMG and Marsh U.S. Consumer Announce Marketing Agreement
June 01, 2011
IMG announced today that it has entered into a national marketing agreement wherein Marsh U.S. Consumer, a service of Seabury & Smith, Inc. (Marsh) will market IMG’s international insurance products under the GatewaySM brand name.
“We are thrilled that Marsh will be offering our products,” said Jeff Nasser, Senior Vice President of International Marketing for IMG. “We chose to work with Marsh because it’s a recognized global leader in the financial services industry and its philosophy of providing superior coverage and customer service is an excellent fit with our own similar corporate values. There is considerable market demand for international insurance coverage, and we believe this will be a mutually beneficial relationship. We are looking forward to working with them and their tremendous group of brokers.”
“Working with IMG will afford us the opportunity to expand coverage options for our current customers at more competitive rates,” said John Maxwell, President of Employer Benefits for Marsh U.S. Consumer. “We are excited about the prospect of expanding our footprint in this market, as well as the opportunity to work with IMG, a global leader in the international benefits field.”
Under the terms of the agreement, Marsh has private-labeled IMG’s Patriot Travel Medical Insurance® and Patriot Group Travel Medical Insurance® products under the names GatewaySM and Gateway GroupSM. These products provide short-term international medical coverage for individuals, groups and families traveling abroad. Marsh also offers several other products from IMG’s portfolio. Each one provides unique, innovative international benefits not found on standard domestic health plans. In addition to the highly competitive premiums, insureds have access to multiple international service and assistance centers, multilingual customer service professionals and claim administrators who process claims from all over the world handling virtually every language and currency, and 24-hour access to highly qualified coordinators of emergency medical services and treatment. Additionally when seeking treatment outside the U.S., insureds have access to more than 17,000 accomplished physicians and facilities through IMG’s proprietary International Provider AccessSM (IPA).
For more product information, visit www.gatewayplans.com.
About Marsh U.S. Consumer
Marsh U.S. Consumer, a service of Seabury & Smith, Inc., brokers and administers affinity insurance and membership product programs for its sponsoring organization clients and their constituents. Marsh U.S. Consumer's clients include employers, associations, franchisees, financial institutions, and other consumer-focused businesses. Marsh U.S. Consumer is a business of Marsh Inc., the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. Marsh is a unit of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a global professional services firm with 51,000 employees and annual revenue of $10 billion. Marsh & McLennan Companies Web site is www.mmc.com. Marsh’s Web site is www.marsh.com.
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