2018 Sponsors

The Australian Insurance Industry Awards is insurance’s annual celebration of excellence, professionalism and community. Co-hosted by the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and Asia Insurance Review, the Awards are now in their fifteenth year.

Each year, the Awards recognise the achievements of individuals and businesses across the industry. We look forward to continuing the tradition of celebrating success—a celebration that provides a valuable opportunity to reflect on the significant contribution that our industry makes to the wider community.

For further information on the award categories, the benefits and investments with sponsoring this Australian Insurance Industry Awards, please contact Sara Cheong, Sponsorship Executive, on 03 9613 7200 or email sponsorship@anziif.com

 

 

Platinum

Aon
Sponsoring
Large General Insurance Company of the Year

Aon is a leading professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. We are united in our commitment to empowering economic and human possibility for clients, colleagues, and communities. Our three core capabilities – risk, retirement, and health, connect the world on the most important issues facing our clients. Through our collective expertise and knowledge, we strive to go above and beyond our clients’ expectations, and in doing so, help them walk through an unpredictable world.

DXC Technology
Sponsoring
Insurance Leader of the Year

DXC Technology (DXC: NYSE) is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner network combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally.

Currently working with more than 1,900 insures globally, DXC has served the insurance industry for many decades with expertise in all sectors: Life Insurance, Pensions, Annuities, Health Insurance, General Insurance, Resinsurance, workers’ compensation and the London Market. As a strategic partner, we help insurers face the challenges posed by today’s increasingly disruptive and competitive landscape. Our deep domain expertise and comprehensive portfolio of software and solutions help insurers navigate regulatory requirements and cost pressures while realising the potential of new opportunities.

Guidewire
Sponsoring
Young Insurance Professional of the Year

Guidewire delivers the industry platform that Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers rely upon to adapt and succeed in a time of accelerating change. We provide the software, services, and partner ecosystem to enable our customers to run, differentiate, and grow their business. We are privileged to serve more than 350 companies in 32 countries. For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com and follow us on twitter: @Guidewire_PandC

IAG Australia
Sponsoring
Innovation of the Year

IAG is the parent company of a general insurance group with controlled operations in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia, employing more than 15,000 people. Its businesses underwrite over $1.4 billion of premiums per annum, selling insurance under many leading brands, including NRMA Insurance, CGU, SGIO, SGIC, Swann Insurance and WFI in Australia; NZI, State, AMI and Lumley Insurance in New Zealand; Safety and NZI in Thailand; AAA Assurance in Vietnam and Asuransi Parolamas in lndonesia.

JB Hi-Fi Solutions
Sponsoring
Small–Medium General Insurance Company of the Year

JB Hi-Fi Solutions for Insurance has been Australia and New Zealand’s leading insurance replacement service since 2005. Solutions for Insurance have supported the insurance industry by providing end-to-end replacement and fulfilment for home, warranty and travel insurance companies. Operating from a centralised call centre in Melbourne, with a team of 24 experienced and highly skilled Insurance Advisors, Solutions for Insurance offers a simple, one-stop electronic replacement process for claimants throughout Australasia. Our Insurance Advisors are trained to validate claims, replace and arrange the supply of products. Working in conjunction with the JB Hi-Fi retail store network, Solutions for Insurance accelerates the product replacement process by allowing claimants to collect their lost or damaged products the same day as claim lodgement. Solutions for Insurance is unique in the industry as it offers a broad range of products, decreases claim touch points, accelerates the product claim process, facilitates timely replacements, and seamless operations and service to clients through our product validation, a dedicated insurance system and gift card replacements.

QBE
Sponsoring
Large Broking Company of the Year

QBE Australia is part of the QBE Insurance Group; one of the world's top 20 general insurance and reinsurance companies. With offices across all states and territories, we provide a broad range of insurance products to personal, business, corporate and institutional customers. From home and contents, motor and travel insurance to cover for mining companies, universities, cargo ships and wineries, we aim to make things possible in the communities in which we operate. Meeting our customers’ needs is at the heart of what we do. By seeking to understand our customers and developing competitive, flexible insurance cover that works for them, we aim to deliver the highest level of service, from quote to claim.

UAC
Sponsoring
Underwriting Agency of the Year

The Underwriting Agencies Council (UAC) is the peak body for Australian and New Zealand underwriting agencies. It serves its members’ interests by providing professional development and educational events; regular expos to showcase members’ specialist products to brokers; marketing campaigns to promote the agency sector; and representation to government and industry bodies. UAC has about 100 voting members across Australia and New Zealand and almost 50 business service members who assist members to develop their businesses. UAC was formed in 1998. UAC members’ annual GWP is about $3.5 billion.

GOLD

Stelvio

Since inception in 1990, Stelvio has built an unrivaled expertise in solving business process challenges through development of innovative software. In 2001, our EstImage product was introduced to the Australian market and is recognized as the market-leading solution for the Australian Insurance and Collision Repair Industries.  Continually evolved by Stelvio to meet and anticipate changing business requirements, we provide a flexible, electronic link between insurance companies, assessors, repair shops and clients to facilitate a seamless claims settlement process. We understand that time equals money. Our very latest innovative and  feature-rich version of EstImage speeds up the auto claims process from the first notification of loss at the scene of the accident, resulting in high-quality assessments, faster approvals, accurate invoicing and superior customer service to policyholders. 

Silver

ACORD

Founded in 1970, ACORD is a non-profit organization that provides the global insurance industry with data standards and implementation solutions that promote the accurate, effective, and efficient exchange and use of information. Since its inception, ACORD has been an industry leader in identifying ways to help its members make improvements across the insurance value chain. The insurance industry has many stakeholders who face a wide range of business needs. To meet industry needs, ACORD is a member-driven Standards Development Organization (SDO) and brings together a diverse group of stakeholders who have a shared interest in developing, publishing, and maintaining standards. Currently, ACORD engages 5,000 participants from more than 500 organizations, spanning 20 countries, and provides a rich set of data standards and construction aids to help organizations implement and support those standards. To learn more about ACORD, please visit www.acord.org or contact Member Services at membershipservices@acord.org.

Manheim

Manheim is the largest seller of written off assets for insurers across the Asia Pacific region selling more than 170,000 salvage motor vehicles, motorcycles and damaged Truck, Plant and Machinery.

As part of Cox Automotive Australia and operating in Australia for more than 60 years Manheim also sells passenger and commercial vehicles for manufacturers, financiers, leasing companies and local government.  We also have a significant Truck and Machinery sales division.

In addition to providing auction sales for insurance salvage assets Manheim provides logistics support through a network of national transport providers across Australia and New Zealand, manages a regional partnership storage network and provides reporting and analytics services.

Manheim’s parent company Cox Automotive is one of the largest family owned businesses in the world employing more than 60,000 people globally.  This backing along with Manheim’s state of the art digital sales and inventory management platforms positions the company as the leading automotive remarketing company in the region.


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FERRIS WHEEL

Verisk Risk Rating

Medical Risk Assessment

Increase sales and transform underwriting results

Verisk Risk Rating (VRR) offers a suite of IT solutions that provide insurers with the ability to perform automated medical risk assessments online, via agents or within call centre environments. The VRR Travel Risk Assessment Tool – known as the Travel Black Box – is used to risk assess individual’s pre-existing medical conditions. Globally, the Travel Black Box is used for approximately 17 million medical risk assessments per annum, and has a growing presence in the APAC region with more than 1,000,000 medical screenings performed annually in Australia and New Zealand alone.

The VRR Travel Black Box software offers an ‘expert’ medical system to assess a traveller’s medical conditions logically and methodically using an algorithmic approach. More than 2,800 common medical conditions are contained within the database which is updated on a quarterly basis. The Travel Black Box product provides a consistent, reliable and simple means for risk rating an individual’s medical condition(s) for the purpose of travel insurance.


AUDITOR

EY

Our assurance services help our clients meet their reporting requirements by providing an objective and independent examination of the financial statements that are provided to investors and other stakeholders. Throughout the audit process, our teams provide a timely and constructive challenge to management on accounting and reporting matters and a robust and clear perspective to audit committees charged with oversight.

The quality of our audits starts with our 60,000 assurance professionals, who have the breadth of experience and ongoing professional development that come from auditing many of the world’s leading companies.

For every client, we assemble the right multidisciplinary team with the sector knowledge and subject matter knowledge to address your specific issues. All teams use our Global Audit Methodology and latest audit tools to deliver consistent audits worldwide.

EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com.