Divina Pastora Insurance is an insurance company established over 50 years. In the beginning, was a pioneer in providing financial protection to domestic servants, ie women who had no social benefit. Gradually, the company was transformed into a more solvent insurers in the country and now offers a wide range of products. Divine Shepherd Insurance has a clear commitment to the sport and now is found to support the People’s Pedestrian Carreira GALLEGO MAIL. Francisco Javier de Labra regional director Divina Pastora Insurance in Galicia tells us the close relationship of this company and sport.
What is your role in the popular racing?
Divine Shepherd Insurance has a strong commitment to the sport, both elite and grassroots. In fact we support more than 150 popular careers throughout the country and we are the Sponsor of the Royal Federation of Athletics. In addition, the Divina Pastora commitment to the sport is reflected in concrete with our product Sports Insurance.
What do you think of the Carreira Walks?
It’s a race that has been consolidated in the national circuit schedule, both for quality and organizational level sports. Proof of this is that this issue is already the thirty-third. For Divina Pastora is proud to help drive and keep improving year after year this race ..
What other sporting events Divina Pastora involved?
Divina Pastora involved in many sporting and cultural events, not only through but also Divina Pastora Insurance Foundation Divina Pastora. For example, the Foundation supports Divina Pastora adapted sport thanks to the Adapted Sports Program in collaboration with the University of Valencia, which allows athletes with disabilities compete nationally and internationally. Here in Galicia, in addition to Carreira, Walks, also include our participation in a very direct with Oscar Pereiro Foundation through the sponsorship of the Fun Run Charity Oscar Pereiro-Divina Pastora Insurance, or in the Circuit Race with us from Lugo.
Who are your customers (individuals, companies, etc..) And what type of products offered?
Most of our clients are individuals and we specialize in personal insurance. We sell a wide range of products including Personal Multi-Risk, Life, Savings Plan / Retirement, Death, Health and Sports Insurance. These products join the company’s latest releases: Dental Insurance, the penalty points, Defense and Family Law Graves Disease International.
How many offices have and where?
We currently have a network of over 300 brokers and 49 offices all over Spain, of which there are six in Galicia.
How the crisis affects them?
Despite the difficult economic environment, Divina Pastora 53 years consecutively-positive results since its founding. This is due primarily to the loyalty of our policyholders, who maintain their trust in us year after year. We have also strengthened with the opening of new offices and a widely studied commercial expansion which together with our prudent investment policy allows us to maintain excellent levels of solvency. In addition, our business grew in 2009 by 11.7% compared to last year.