NZ Insurance Industry Awards finalists revealed

by Insurance Business 15 Sep 2016

NZ Insurance Industry Awards finalists revealed

The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) has announced the finalists of the 2016 New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards.
 
The awards, which are now in their fifth year, recognise excellence and achievement by the top performing individuals and businesses in the industry.
 
The finalists for each category are:
 
Small/Medium Broking Company of the Year
Frank Risk Management
Runacres & Associates Ltd
 
Large Broking Company of the Year
Rothbury Insurance Brokers
Willis Towers Watson
 
Direct General Insurance Company of the Year
AA Insurance
AMI Insurance
FMG
 
Intermediated Insurance Company of the Year
NZI
Vero Insurance
 
Life Insurance Company of the Year
AMP Financial Services NZ
Asteron Life
Partners Life
 
Innovation of the Year
Delta Insurance New Zealand Ltd
Konnect Net Ltd
NZI
Rothbury Insurance Brokers
 
Service Provider to the Insurance Industry
Crawford & Company
Cunningham Lindsey New Zealand Limited
JB Hi-Fi
Smith&Smith
  
Professional Services Firm of the Year
DLA Piper New Zealand
Duncan Cotterill
Fee Langstone
Finity Consulting
 
Women’s Employer of the Year
AA Insurance
AMP Financial Services NZ
ANZ
IAG
 
Young Insurance Professional of the Year
Amanda Cooper, IAG
Karl Guttenbeil, NZI
Eugene Sabitov, Willis Towers Watson
Daniel Walker, Partners Life
 
“The New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards are an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate what is great about New Zealand insurance: the sense of community, the commitment to excellence and the many successes that has enabled it to become a true global leader. This year’s Awards recognise the highest achievers in the industry, but they also work to celebrate and highlight the contribution that those in insurance make to the community,” said Prue Willsford, CEO, ANZIIF.
 
The Awards will be held in Auckland on Thursday, 10 November 2016.