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Dutch Association of Insurers



Trade association of private insurance companies
The Dutch Association of Insurers represents the interests of private insurance companies operating in the Netherlands. The Association’s members represent more than 95 percent of the insurance market expressed in terms of gross premium income. The Association is an independent organization managed and financed by its members.

Representative organization
Disability for work, occupational illnesses, crime control, pensions and road safety. These are just a few of the subjects that insurance companies have to deal with every day. Political decisions and developments in society often have a major impact on the insurance world. This is why it is so important that the interests of insurers, and hence also the interests of their clients, are properly considered in making those decisions and that the industry closely monitors opportunities and threats in determining its policy.
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Organization of the association
The Dutch Association of Insurers has an executive board and four boards for specific sectors: Working Conditions, Life Insurance, Non-life Insurance and Health Insurance. Each sector board takes decisions on subjects specifically relating to the sector and is assisted by various committees. The Association’s executive board is responsible for general policy and decides on issues of major political importance, even where they relate to a specific sector. The executive board also deals with subjects which transcend the insurance industry, such as consumer policy, corporate social responsibility, medical-ethical issues, crime prevention and control, supervision of the insurance industry and reporting.
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Organization of the secretariat
The Association has a secretariat, which is located at Bordewijklaan in The Hague. The internal organization is built around the Representation sector (which includes the sectors General Policy, Employment Conditions, Life, Non-life and Health). This sector is assisted by the Central Staff department (which includes the departments Public Affairs/Public Relations, Service and Information and Personnel & Organization departments), the Centre for Insurance Statistics and the Insurance Fraud Bureau. Finally, the General Affairs department provides general facility management services. There are around 120 people working in the Association’s secretariat.
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