Admiral’s Henry Engelhardt voted Industry Achiever of the Year

More than 1,200 people from UK general insurance gathered at Battersea Evolution in London tonight to celebrate some of the industry’s best achievements at The Insurance Times Awards 2013.

Admiral chief executive Henry Engelhardt scooped one of the most prestigious awards of the night, picking up the Industry Achiever of the Year Award.

AXA’s Amanda Blanc and Hiscox’s Bronek Masojada also received top honours by jointly taking out the Insurer CEOs’ CEO Award. This year’s Broker CEOs’ CEO Award was given to Arthur J Gallagher’s David Ross.

Other major awards were taken out by RSA (General Insurer of the Year), Ageas (Personal Lines Insurer of the Year), Allianz (Commercial Lines Insurer of the Year) and Oval (National Broker of the Year).

Insurance Times editor Saxon East said: “Congratulations to this year’s deserving winners and many thanks to all those who entered. It’s been another fantastic evening and we hope you all enjoyed celebrating the industry’s achievements over the past 12 months.”

The full list of winners are as follows:

IT Pack Member of the Year
Sponsors: Aviva and Insurance Times

Winner: Stevie Ridgley, Firth & Scott

Highly Commended: Caroline Hanson, Marsh

 

End-customer Service Initiative of the Year

Winner: Cunningham Lindsey, Oriel

Highly Commended: GAB Robins

 


Claims initiative of the Year - Business Partner

Winner: GAB Robins

 

Claims Initiative of the Year - Broker

Winner: Hastings Direct

 


Claims Initiative of the Year - Insurer
Sponsor: CCL Accident Support

Winner: Allianz

 

Training Programme of the Year - Insurer

Winner: Sterling

 

Training Programme of the Year - Broker

Winner: Jelf Insurance Brokers

 

Insurance Brand Campaign of the Year - Mass Audience
Sponsor: Ordnance Survey

Winner: LV=

 


Insurance Brand Campaign of the Year - Broker-to-Specialist Audience

Winner: Bennetts

Highly Commended: Animal Friends

 

Insurance Brand Campaign of the Year - Insurer-to-Broker

Winner: Rural Insurance

 

Broker Innovation of the Year
Sponsor: Liberty Mutual Insurance

Winner: insurancewith.com

 

Insurer Innovation of the Year
Sponsor: SSP

Winner: Aviva

 

Business Partner of the Year

Winner: Absolute Partnership

 

Loss Adjuster of the Year

Winner: Cunningham Lindsey

 

MGA of the Year
Sponsor: GAB Robins

Winner: Arista

 

Independent Regional Broker of the Year
Sponsor: Aviva

Winner: Bennett Christmas

 

Commercial Lines Broker of the Year
Sponsor: NIG

Winner: Arthur J Gallagher – UK Retail (Gallagher Heath)

 

Personal Lines Broker of the Year
Sponsor: Zurich

Winner: Hastings Direct

 


National Broker of the Year
Sponsor: Zurich

Winner: Oval Insurance Broking

 


Direct Insurer of the Year

Winner: Admiral

 

Personal Lines Insurer of the Year

Winner: Ageas

 

Commercial Lines Insurer of the Year
Sponsor: Weightmans

Winner: Allianz

 

General Insurer of the Year
Sponsor: Enterprise Rent a Car

Winner: RSA

 

Industry Achiever of the Year, 2013
Sponsor: Auto Windscreens

Winner: Henry Engelhardt

 

Broker CEOs’ CEO
Sponsor: RSA

Winner: David Ross, AJG

 

Insurer CEOs’ CEO

Joint winners: Amanda Blanc, AXA; Bronek Masojada, Hiscox

 

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