Australian Insurance Industry Awards finalists revealed

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Australian Insurance Industry Awards finalists revealed
The finalists of the 2014 Australian Insurance Industry Awards have been revealed, with Underwriting Agency of the Year award being a three-horse race between Brooklyn, GT Insurance and UAA.
 
The finalists for each category are:
 
Claims Provider of the Year
CGU
National Transport Insurance (NTI)
Suncorp Group
Swiss Re
 
Underwriting Agency of the Year
Brooklyn Underwriting
GT Insurance
UAA
 
Service Provider to the Insurance Industry
Gratex International
JB Hi-Fi
Taylor Fry
 
Innovation of the Year
Budget Direct
Celsius Pro (Aust) Pty Ltd
Gratex International
Insurance Box and SSP
 
ANZIIF Women’s Council Employer of the Year
Allianz Australia
Suncorp Group
Swiss Re
 
Generation I Youth Development and Employer of the Year
Aon
BT Financial Group
Sportscover
 
Small Broker of the Year
Consult Insurance Solutions Pty Ltd
Parmia Insurance
Simplex Insurance Solutions
 
Medium Broker of the Year
Planned Cover
Roderick Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd
Scott Winton Insurance Brokers
 
Large Broker of the Year
Aon
Marsh
Willis Australia

Small - Medium General Insurance Company of the Year
CommInsure
National Transport Insurance (NTI)
Westpac General Insurance Limited
 
Large General Insurance Company of the Year
Allianz Australia
Suncorp Group
Zurich Australian Insurance Limited
 
Law Firm of the Year
Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
DLA Piper
HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
 
Life Insurance Company of the Year
AIA Australia
CommInsure
MLC
 
The winners of the awards, founded by the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (the Institute) and founding partner the Asia Insurance Review, will be announced at the Australian Insurance Industry Awards in Sydney on 20 August 2014.

Prue Willsford, CEO of the Institute, and the award host, said this year, the Institute received a record number of submissions for 15 categories.

She added: “The Institute, Asia Insurance Review and the awards judging panel were thrilled with the number and quality of submissions for this year’s awards. In selecting our finalists, it was clear that Australia has a high achieving, innovative and dynamic insurance industry. This can only be a good thing for our industry, our community and our economy.”