2014 Winners Australia and New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards

The Australian Insurance Industry Awards judging panel are pleased to announce the Winners for 2014.

The Australian Insurance Industry Awards hosted by the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and founding partner Asia Insurance Review (AIR) are now in their 11th year. Held to honour the achievements of companies and individuals within the Australian insurance market throughout the previous year, the Industry Awards unite all sectors of the insurance industry to celebrate its dedication to best practice and high achievement.

Being a member of the judging panel for this year's awards was an unenviable task complete with a record number of submissions entered. The calibre was exemplary and competition was very fierce - we sincerely congratulate all companies that entered for your efforts.

Congratulations to the 2014 Winners and Finalists

Small Broker of the Year
 
Winner
  • Parmia Insurance
Finalists
  • Consult Insurance Solutions Pty Ltd
  • Simplex Insurance Solutions
Medium Broker of the Year
 
Winner
  • Planned Cover
Finalists
  • Roderick Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd
  • Scott Winton Insurance Brokers

Large Broker of the Year
Winner
  • Aon
Finalists
  • Marsh
  • Willis Australia

Small Medium General Insurance Company of the Year
Winner
  • National Transport Insurance (NTI)

Finalists
  • CommInsure
  • Westpac General Insurance Limited

Large General Insurance Company of the Year
Winner
  • Allianz Australia

Finalists
  • Suncorp Group
  • Zurich Australia Insurance Limited

Law Firm of the Year
Winner
  • DLA Piper

Finalists
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • HWL Ebsworth Lawyers

Life Insurance Company of the Year
Winner
  • CommInsure
Finalists
  • AIA Australia
  • MLC
Claims Service Provider of the Year
Winner
  • National Transport Insurance (NTI)
Finalists
  • CGU
  • Suncorp Group
  • Swiss Re

Underwriting Agency of the Year

Winner

  • Brooklyn Underwriting

Finalists

  • GT Insurance
  • UAA

Service Provider to the Insurance Industry

Winner

  • Taylor Fry

Finalists

  • Gratex International
  • JB HiFi

Innovation of the Year

 
Joint Winners

  • CelsiusPro (Aust) Pty Ltd
  • Gratex International

Finalists

  • Budget Direct
  • Insurance Box and SSP

ANZIIF Women's Council Employer of the Year

Winner

  • Swiss Re

Finalists

  • Allianz Australia
  • Suncorp Group

Generation i Youth Development and Employer of the Year

Winner

  • Sportscover

Finalists

  • Aon
  • BT Financial Group

Insurance Leader of the Year

  • Phil Hay - BT Financial Group

ANZIIF Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Michael Gill

Each award category was adjudicated by a distinguished panel of industry judges and independently audited by Ernst & Young to ensure proceedings were conducted with the greatest integrity.