Reactions unveils London Market Awards winners - FREE

Reactions unveils London Market Awards winners - FREE

henningThe winners of this year’s Reactions London Market Awards were revealed during a glittering ceremony at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel with both Beazley and Hannover Re among the big names who were handed prizes.

Beazley was named Insurer of the Year, while Hannover Re was handed the award for Reinsurer of the Year.

Beazley’s property team was also given the prize for Insurance Team of the Year, with Hannover’s Ulrich Wallin named reinsurance chief executive of the year.

Michael Watson from Canopius was given the award for Insurance CEO of the Year.

On the broking side of the business, Guy Carpenter was named Reinsurance Broker of the Year, while Willis Re’s John Cavanagh was given the award for Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year. Insurance Broker of the Year was Howden, with David Howden of Hyperion Group given the prize for Insurance Broking CEO of the Year.

The Lifetime Achievement award was given to Aon Benfield’s long-serving Dominic Christian.

A packed event saw many of the leading figures in the London and European re/insurance markets descend on the Grange Tower Bridge where they were welcomed by Reactions’ editor David Benyon who addressed the audience before handing over the stage to Henning Wehn, the self-styled German Comedy Ambassador to the UK, who entertained the evening’s guests.

A full list of the awards can be found below:

Insurer of the Year: Beazley

Insurance CEO of the Year: Michael Watson, Canopius

Reinsurance Company of the Year: Hannover Re

Reinsurance CEO of the Year: Ulrich Wallin, Hannover Re

Reinsurance Broker of the Year: Guy Carpenter

Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year: John Cavanagh, Willis Re

Insurance Broker of the Year: Howden

Insurance Broking CEO of the Year: David Howden, Hyperion Group

Industry Personality of the Year: Steve Hearn, London Market Group

Lifetime Achievement: Dominic Christian, Aon Benfield

Global Achievement of a London Market Insurer or Reinsurer: Lloyd's of London

Global Achievement of a London Market Broker: JLT

Innovation of the Year: London Market Group – London Matters

Insurance Team of the Year: Beazley’s Property team

Reinsurance Team of the Year: QBE’s Property Reinsurance team

Young Underwriter of the Year: Nick Kirkham, Treaty Reinsurance Underwriter, Ascot

Young Broker of the Year: Kurt Cripps, Aon Benfield

Insurance Broking Team of the Year: RK Harrison’s Property Team

Reinsurance Broking Team of the Year: Guy Carpenter’s Flood Re and Pool Re team

Investment Team of the Year: Amlin

Legal Firm of the Year: Norton Rose Fulbright

Consultancy of the Year: The Boston Consulting Group

Technology Solutions Provider of the Year: Aon Benfield ReMetrica

External Asset Manager of the Year: BlackRock

Run-off Firm of the Year: Compre

Risk Modeller of the Year: Sciemus

Marketing and PR Company of the Year: Haggie Partners

Deal of the Year: XL Group’s acquisition of Catlin

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