Insurance Business America Recognizes AmTrust for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion efforts

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., a global specialty property casualty insurer, has been awarded the 2024 5-Star Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Award from Insurance Business America magazine. This recognition showcases the company’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace, and acknowledges their efforts to go beyond corporate buzzwords in their DEI initiatives.

Launched in 2022, the Insurance Business America awards program aims to identify companies that have demonstrated the effectiveness of their diversity, equity, and inclusion programs. AmTrust was one of 15 companies in the insurance industry to receive this prestigious award, highlighting the company’s dedication to promoting diversity and inclusion.

Barry Zyskind, Chairman and CEO of AmTrust, emphasized the importance of diversity in driving the company’s growth and success. He highlighted the value of bringing together employees from various backgrounds and perspectives to share ideas and collaborate, underscoring the company’s commitment to fostering an inclusive work environment.

AmTrust has implemented numerous initiatives to build an inclusive organization that values the diverse contributions of its workforce. These efforts include offering courses on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, as well as hosting learning events focused on building awareness and appreciation for related topics. Additionally, employees have the opportunity to participate in networks aimed at building relationships, collaborating, and developing a strong sense of community and belonging through professional development.

Charmaine Rice, Senior Vice President of Learning, Development, and Diversity at AmTrust, stressed the belief that diversity is a key factor in the company’s success. This award affirms the steps AmTrust is taking to foster inclusion and belonging, further reinforcing the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Chaya Cooperberg, EVP, Chief People and Communications Officer, expressed pride in AmTrust’s commitment to cultivating an inclusive workplace, where the input of all employees is welcomed. Inclusion is one of the company’s core values, and this recognition from the industry and their employees is a testament to their dedication to promoting diversity and inclusion.

About AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.:
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. is a multinational insurance holding company headquartered in New York. The company offers specialty property and casualty insurance products, including workers’ compensation, business owner’s policy (BOP), general liability, and extended service and warranty coverage.

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