About: (Est. 1920) “Warta is a subsidiary of Talanx International AG, which concentrates the activities of the Retail International division within the Talanx Group. The Warta Group provides property, liability and personal insurance and life insurance. Warta has a customer base of around 1.5 million The Group employs a staff of more than 2,700 people and has a sales network with approximately 8,000 tied and free agents, 4,000 agencies and some 240 branch offices.”
Design by: N/A
Ed.’s Notes: The new logo is based on Talanx’s logo, the new parent company of Warta. Warta is a Polish company.
Select quote: “[Not] usual and fancy ‘t’ indicates the flexibility, openness and ensures clients individual treatment.” And there is plenty more at the PDF link above where this came from.
About: (Est. 1974) IG is a financial spread betting — a flexible, tax-free way to deal on falling and rising financial markets — company.
Design by: N/A
Ed.’s Notes: Some kind of fancy graphic below (or after the jump).
Relevant links: Logo and name introduction.
Travel Insurance Direct, as its name implies, is a travel insurance company in Australia. A new logo and identity were introduced earlier this year, designed by Sydney-based End of Work. A little video and application shown below (or after the jump). You can see a few more applications here (scroll down until you find it).
Originally part of Royal Bank of Scotland, RBS Insurance, a UK-based insurance group that owns the Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and Green Flag brands will be divested and reorganized as Direct Line Group. Story here. Detail of the icon below (or after the jump).
Founded in 1922 by retired farmer George J. Mecherle, State Farm originally specialized in auto insurance for farmers. The company has since expanded its services to provide multiple types of insurance, along with banking and financial assistance. Currently ranked 37 on the Fortune 500 list with 65,000 employees, 17,800 agents and about 81 million policies and accounts in force, State Farm generated 63.2 billion in revenue in 2011. With large numbers and witty ad campaigns as a springboard, State Farm turned to Chermayeff & Geismar to help update their brand for the 21st century.
Established in 1971, American Home Shield offers “home protection plans” providing warranties that “cover the repair or replacement of electrical, plumbing, and heating and cooling systems; hot water heaters; and major home appliances.” New logo was introduced earlier this month. E-mail blast here.
Nationale Nederlanden, one of the Netherlands’ largest insurance and asset management companies, recently replaced its logo, in use since 1970, with a modified version. The new logo signals a strategic repositioning as a friendlier company, more customer-centric and transparent in its policies than before.
Established in 1986, XL Group is a “global insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world.” Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, XL has 4,000 employees across 60 locations in 20 countries and as of December 2010 had $45 billion in total assets and $10.6 billion in total revenues. This week, XL introduced a new campaign, “Make Your World Go”, and a new identity designed by London-based Venturethree.
Established in 1990, Unitrin is a provider of automobile, homeowners, life, and health insurance to individuals and small businesses. Unitrin has over 7,000 employees and counts with more than 6 million policyholders. Although probably less well known, it competes with Nationwide and State Farm insurance, two companies with more aggressive advertising campaigns. In 2002, Unitrin acquired Kemper Independence Insurance and last week it announced that it would be adopting the Kemper name. The new identity has been designed by Lippincott.