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Sopockie Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń ERGO Hestia SA

ERGO Hestia Group combines business with social commitment. Apart from the Hestia Artistic Journey program, it is also the patron of the Father Józef Tischner Award that has been given by Znak publishing house and Hestia since 2001. It is awarded to outstanding intellectuals and social activists in recognition of their work. The Group finances the education of youth in Sopocki Klub Żeglarski SKŻ ERGO Hestia Sopot, a sailing club.

Through the Integralia Foundation it creates conditions for ambitious people with disabilities, helping them to start their professional career. It is also the title sponsor of ERGO Arena, the largest sports and entertainment facility in Pomerania. It was there that works of the finalists of the 11th and 12th Hestia Artistic Journey competition were exhibited, confronting the young art with the space of mass entertainment and sports events.

It consists of two insurance companies: STU ERGO Hestia SA and STU na Życie ERGO Hestia SA. The Group companies provide life and non-life insurance for individual clients and insurance for industry and small and medium-sized businesses. Non-life insurance is offered under 3 brands: ERGO Hestia, MTU and You Can Drive. The President of the Group is Piotr M. Śliwicki.

The Group has been trusted by more than 3.6 million individual customers and companies representing small and medium-sized business, as well as major corporations. We insure half of the hundred biggest companies in Poland. The dynamic growth of the Group is confirmed by the fact that every 13 seconds a new insurance policy is taken out. Every year we help in 480 thousand cases of loss and damage, and every minute we take decision about payment of compensation. The main shareholder of the ERGO Hestia Group is ERGO Versicherungsgruppe, an international insurance company, which belongs to Munich Re, the world’s leading reinsurer.