Words from our proud winners and their peers, at the industry’s glittering awards night

Peter Cullum - Industry Achiever of the Year:
‘Of course I wouldn’t be standing here if it wasn’t for the support and hard work of my colleagues - I’ve been lucky enough to work with the likes of Andy Homer, Clive Nathan, Tim Johnson, Michael Rea and Amanda Blanc, and to those people I would like to say thank you’

Ernesto Suarez, Halo Insurance Services - Broker Innovation Award:
‘I am absolutely ecstatic right now and I am sure my team is back at home too, because we worked really hard this year’

Rob Brown, Aon - Broker Chief Execs’ Chief Exec of the Year:
‘There are some great chief executives and, for once in my life, I am completely speechless’

Corinne Beadsmoore, Oval Group - IT Pack Member of the Year:
‘I am now going to celebrate with lots of drinks and lots of dancing’

Rameeta Sethi, Al Futtaim Willis Co - Chartered Professional of the Year (Overseas):
‘I have come all the way here from Dubai to receive the award and I was not expecting this kind of turn-out’

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Congratulations to @AXACommercial for winning Insurance Times customer service initiative. Well deserved!

Aviva won general insurer of the year at Insurance Times gala event this evening plus three other awards - impressive! Cheers, Trevor

@tonyblackburn rocks the @InsTimesNews #itawards check out those moves - #moveslikejagger http://yfrog.com/7b175oz

Congrats to ex @AXACommercialUnderwriter Simon Mabb, who collects Independent Regional Broker of the Year WINNER: Romero Insurance

Great effort from Crawford Global Markets at tonight’s Insurance Times awards. Really pleased for the team #itawards

Great night out at Insurance Times Awards last night - thanks to guests who joined our MAPFRE table!

To see the full list of winners, including messages, photos and video, go to www.insurancetimes.co.uk/2011-awards-winners