Allianz Australia awarded Large General Insurance Company of the Year

Sydney, 21 August 2014

Leading insurance company Allianz Australia has been named the 2014 Winner of the Large General Insurance Company of the Year at the 2014 Australian Insurance Industry Awards.

The awards, hosted by the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and Asia Insurance Review, recognised Allianz’s commitment to delivering the highest standards of excellence, professionalism and performance.

The Award was presented to Allianz for its dedication to constant improvement and innovation and Allianz’s commitment to providing its customers with the best possible service, particularly during their time of need.

Commenting on Allianz’s success, Managing Director, Niran Peiris said, “We are pleased to win the Large General Insurance Company of the Year Award and to be recognised, for a fifth year, for our excellence amongst a strong field of Australia’s best known insurance companies.”

“At Allianz, we are there when Australians and businesses need us, using all our capabilities to help our customers. We have grown profitably and sustainably and will strive to ensure this continues in the future. This award is well-deserved recognition for our employees, who are the foundation of our success and the strength of our organisation,” he said.

“Allianz’s focus is on delivering a tailored, flexible and competitive service. When it comes to customers, our philosophy is to deliver a service that builds loyalty, from the moment they purchase a policy to the moment they need to make a claim and beyond,” Mr Peiris added.

“We are also committed to our ongoing employee development and training programs; competitive product offerings; a strong focus on corporate social responsibility; and value for our partners and stakeholders,” he said.

“Winning the Large General Insurance Company of the Year Award validates the exceptional work that the Allianz Team is doing for our partners and customers. I am proud of the team and applaud their dedication to delivering in those times when our customers need us most, what we like to call ‘The Allianz Experience’,” concluded Mr Peiris.

Allianz was also a finalist in the ANZIIF Women's Council Employer of the Year Award.

Allianz Australia

Allianz Australia General Insurance Company of the Year 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014*
Best General Insurance Company of the Year 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012**

Allianz Australia delivers a wide range of personal, commercial and corporate insurance products and services to more than 2 million policyholders. Over 50% of Australia’s top 200 BRW-listed companies have some form of insurance cover with the group and the group provides workers compensation services to around one-fifth of Australian employees.

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