Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance has been signed as the official insurance supplier for the Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade.
The agreement was signed between Gwangju 2015 secretary general Kim Yoon-suk and Park Chan Jong, chief executive of Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance.
"The Gwangju 2015 Universiade Organising Committee is taking precautions and safety measures seriously to deliver a safe and sound Universiade for the 20,000 participants from 170 countries visiting Gwangju next year," said Kim.
Hyundai Marine and Fire Insurance is a marine and fire, automobile insurance company established in 1955, with headquarters in Jongno-gu in Seoul.
The company's brand of fire insurance, marine insurance and drive insurance is sold by more than 5,000 independent agencies throughout Korea, the United States, Japan, and China, and has been awarded an A-[Excellent] rating from A.M. Best for six consecutive years, and BBB+ rating from S&P.
In addition, the insurance company has a vast wealth of experience working with international events and organisations, including the 2002 World Cup in South Korea and Japan, and Expo 2012 Yeosu, an international exposition aimed at identifying ways to resolve challenges facing the ocean.
"Hyundai M&F Insurance is proud to sponsor another international sport event held in Korea," said Park.
"We will do our best to quickly and efficiently respond to emergencies for a safe and successful event."
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