QBE announces grant to support Relay For Life

Thursday, July 12, 2012

(New York, N.Y.) - QBE has awarded a $500 grant to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life in Stephenson County, Ill.

According to QBE President and Chief Executive Officer John Rumpler, the grant is being given to further the QBE Foundation's mission of helping people live more independently, successfully and productively. "Without the assistance of this fantastic charity, people may not be able to make strides toward helping themselves," he said. "We are delighted our foundation grant will make a positive impact."

The QBE grant will support the Relay For Life, a nationwide fundraising event that benefits cancer research and supports those battling the disease.

QBE North America is part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, one of the top 20 insurers and reinsurers worldwide. QBE Insurance Group's 2011 results can be found at www.qbeamericas.com . Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE operates out of 52 countries around the globe, with a presence in every key insurance market. The North America division, headquartered in New York, conducts business through its property and casualty insurance subsidiaries. QBE insurance companies are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best and "A+" by Standard & Poor's.