Allianz named 2011 General Insurance Company of the Year

Sydney, 12 August 2011

Company of the Year
Allianz is proud to be named the winner of the General Insurance Company of the Year Award at the 2011 Australian Insurance Industry Awards.

The annual awards are hosted by the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and Asia Insurance Review.

Commenting on Allianz’s success, Managing Director, Terry Towell, said “Allianz is delighted to win the General Insurance Company of the Year award for a second time.”

The General Insurance Company of the Year award is judged by an independent panel of industry experts on a comprehensive range of criteria, including:

Addressing the criteria in its submission, Allianz highlighted:

According to Mr Towell “the award is recognition of the hard work of our team. I am proud that we listen and adapt our customer service to be able to deliver in those moments when our customers need us most, something we call ‘The Allianz Experience’.” said Mr Towell.

Allianz Australia and the Allianz Group

General Insurance Company of the Year 2009, 2011 *
Best General Insurance Company of the Year 2006, 2007, 2010 **

Allianz Australia delivers a wide range of personal, commercial and corporate insurance products and services. AAL is proud to be of service to more than 2 million policy holders and over 50% of Australia’s top 200 BRW listed companies have some form of insurance cover with the group. Allianz Australia offers a wide range of insurance products and services including car insurance, home insurance and Life insurance.

The Allianz Group is among the top 20 of the world’s largest corporations based on revenues, and among the largest insurers based on market cap. With a solvency ratio of 173%, the Allianz Group remains a financially stable partner for customers, shareholders and employees.

*Australian Insurance Industry Awards
**Australian Banking and Finance Insurance Awards