London Market Awards 2016 winners - FREE

London Market Awards 2016 winners - FREE

ReactionsLMAWards_280The winners of this year’s Reactions London Market Awards were revealed during a glittering ceremony at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel on Thursday night.

Leading the party were Beazley, Guy Carpenter and Hannover Re, among the big names handed the coveted prizes.

A packed event saw many of the leading figures in the London re/insurance market congregate for an evening of dinner, comedy, celebration and partying, where they were welcomed by Reactions’ editor David Benyon and comedian Simon Evans.

Beazley scooped Insurer of the Year, and the award for Global Achievement of a London Market Insurer or Reinsurer for its recent US expansion.

Insurance CEO of the Year was won by Charles Philipps of MS Amlin, while Victor Peignet of Scor Global P&C took home the prize for Reinsurance CEO of the Year.

Guy Carpenter’s Nick Frankland was named Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year. Guy Carpenter also took away the Reinsurance Broker of the Year award, while its Property Solutions Group got the gong for Reinsurance Broking Team of the Year.

Hannover Re won Reinsurer of the Year, and its specialty team took home the award for Reinsurance Team of the Year.

Industry Personality of the Year was won by Rupert Atkin of Talbot, who recently retired as the re/insurer’s chief executive.

Swiss Re’s Michel Liès was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award; he is set to retire next month, the reinsurer has said.

Aon’s Stephen McGill took the Insurance Broking CEO of the Year award, while Aon’s Carrier Link initiative was crowned Global Achievement of a London Market Broker.

The coveted Insurance Broker of the Year prize was collected by Price Forbes.

Meanwhile the (new) Judges’ Award for Contribution to the Industry went to Tom Bolt, recently of Lloyd’s of London and now joining Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance.

Young Broker of the Year was won by Sebastian Cook, a property treaty broker at Aon Benfield, while the reinsurance broker also scooped PR Team of the Year.

Meanwhile the Young Underwriter of the Year award went to Megan McConnell of ICAT Lloyd’s Syndicate 4242.

Hiscox found glory in the Insurance Team of the Year category; its cyber and liability team took home that award.  The insurer also took the award for Marketing Team of the Year.

Reactions wants to thank the judging panel of senior London market executives, event sponsors Darag, BlackRock and Sidley Austin as well as all the wonderful winners, nominees and attendees. Same time next year!

For a full list of this year’s winners, please see below.


Individuals

Insurance CEO of the Year: Charles Philipps, MS Amlin

Reinsurance CEO of the Year: Victor Peignet, Scor Global P&C

Insurance Broking CEO of the Year: Stephen McGill, Aon

Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year: Nick Frankland, Guy Carpenter

Young Underwriter of the Year: Megan McConnell, ICAT Lloyd’s Syndicate 4242

Young Broker of the Year: Sebastian Cook, property treaty broker, Aon Benfield

Industry Personality of the Year: Rupert Atkin, Talbot

Judges’ Award for Contribution to the Industry: Tom Bolt

Lifetime Achievement Award: Michel Lies, Swiss Re

 

Companies

Insurer of the Year: Beazley

Reinsurer of the Year: Hannover Re

Insurance Broker of the Year: Price Forbes

Reinsurance Broker of the Year: Guy Carpenter

Global Achievement of a London Market Insurer or Reinsurer: Beazley (US expansion)

Global Achievement of a London Market Broker: Aon Carrier Link initiative

Innovation of the Year: Novae, new SPS

Legal Firm of the Year: EC3

Risk Modeller of the Year: Oasis

Consultancy of the Year: Moore Stephens

Bank of the Year: Lloyds Bank

Technology Provider of the Year: RCS (Willis Towers Watson)

Asset Manager of the Year: BlackRock

Re/insurance Fund Manager of the Year: Securis

Run-off Company of the Year: Darag


Teams

Insurance Team of the Year: Hiscox liability, cyber team

Reinsurance Team of the Year: Hannover Re specialty team

Insurance Broking Team of the Year: Lockton financial institutions team

Reinsurance Broking Team of the Year: Guy Carpenter Property Solutions Group

Marketing Team of the Year: Hiscox

PR Team of the Year: Aon Benfield

Deal of the Year: Ace / Chubb


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