ALLIANZ WINS ANZIIF’S LARGE INSURER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Source: insurancenews.com.au, 20 August 2012
Allianz Australia has been named the “large general insurance company of the year” at the Australian Insurance Industry Awards.
While SA insurer RAA Insurance won the “small/medium general insurance company” category at the ceremony hosted by the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) in Sydney.
Aon was named large broker of the year, taking the crown from Marsh, which won the category in the previous four years.
LMI Group MD and insurance tax abolition campaigner Allan Manning won the ANZIIF lifetime achievement award, which recognises an individual’s contributions towards advancing industry standards.
Suncorp Group CEO Patrick Snowball was named insurance leader of the year.
Finity won the inaugural Hall of Fame award, which recognises an individual or organisation that has won a category five times and has consistently provided leadership.
Other winners included:
Small broker: Simplex Insurance Solutions
Law firm/practitioner: HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Life insurance company: AIA
Claims service provider: Suncorp
Underwriting agency: Brooklyn Underwriting
Innovation: Budget Direct Hail Hero
Medium broker: InterRisk
Reinsurance company: RGA
Service provider to the insurance industry: JB Hi-Fi