2016 Australian Insurance Industry Awards finalists announced

2016 Australian Insurance Industry Awards finalists announced

2016 Australian Insurance Industry Awards finalists announced The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) have announced the finalists of the 2016 Australian Insurance Awards.

Now on its 13th year, the awards recognise outstanding individuals and businesses in the insurance industry for their excellence and achievement.

Prue Willsford, ANZIIF CEO, said: “The Australian Insurance Industry Awards are an opportunity to celebrate what is great about Australian insurance: the sense of community, the innovative spirit, and the commitment to excellence. This year’s awards recognise the highest achievers in the industry, but they also work to highlight the contribution that the industry makes to the community more broadly.”

For the Small Broking Company of the Year category, the finalists are Austbrokers Coast to Coast, Simplex Insurance Solutions, and Remingtons Insurance Brokers. For the Medium Broking Company of the Year, the finalists are Adroit Insurance Group and GSA Insurance Brokers. Aon and Marsh are the finalists for Large Broking Company of the Year.

Competing for Underwriting Agency of the Year are Brooklyn Underwriting, PetSure (Australia) Pty Ltd, Quantum Underwriting Agencies, and Underwriting Agencies of Australia Pty Ltd.

For the Small-Medium General Insurance Company of the Year, the contenders are Ansvar Insurance Limited, Hospitality Employers Mutual Limited, and RAA Insurance. In the Large General Insurance Company of the Year category, Allianz Australia Insurance, CGU Insurance, QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited, and Suncorp are the finalists.

For the Innovation of the Year category, the finalists are Employers Mutual Limited, Insuret Pty Ltd, MetLife, MLC, and Suncorp.

Contenders for the Professional Services Firm of the Year are Barry Nilsson, Ensure Recruitment, Finity, MinterEllison, and Wotton + Kearney. Rivals for the Service Provider to the Industry of the Year are JB Hi-Fi and The Procare Group.

AIA Australia, ANZ, IAG, and QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited vie for the Women’s Employer of the Year award. Contending for the Youth Development Employer of the Year award are Ansvar Insurance Limited, Gallagher Bassett, and IAG.

The finalists for Young Insurance Professional of the Year award are Emma Doney of YDR Chartered Loss Adjusters, Engineers and Surveyors; Adam Hines, Aether Insurance & Risk Pty Ltd; Hayley Oakes, Steadfast Taswide Insurance Brokers; and Jacque Withers, Insuret Pty Ltd.

The awards will be held on 31 August 2016 in Sydney.

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