Reactions unveils North America Awards winners!

Reactions unveils North America Awards winners!

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The winners of Reactions’ 2018 North America Awards were unveiled on Thursday evening during a prestigious ceremony at New York’s glamourous Cipriani 25 Broadway.

A plethora of senior industry figures were in attendance to celebrate those who have left their mark on the North American insurance and reinsurance industry over the past 12 months.

Aon performed well, with the firm picking up awards for its analytics arm, its primary broking outfit and its reinsurance business. Former Aon Benfield CEO Eric Andersen was also named Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year.

Gen Re had a strong night, winning the category of North America Reinsurer of the Year and CEO Kara Reiguel being named Reinsurance CEO of the Year.

Elsewhere, Marsh’s John Doyle was awarded Broking CEO of the Year, and David Long of Liberty Mutual was given the award of Insurance CEO of the Year.

This year’s influential individual was Frank Majors of Nephila, while Constantine Iordanou of Arch Capital Group was recognised with the Lifetime Achievement award. Iordanou, known as Dinos throughout the market, thanked his colleagues for their support during his career.

The full list of winners at the Reactions North American Awards can be found below.

Technology Firm of the Year:            Oasis

Rating Agency of the Year:               AM Best

Risk Modeler of the Year:                  RMS

Consultancy of the Year:                   PwC

ILS Advisor of the Year:                    Swiss Re Capital Markets

ILS Deal of the Year:                          Bellemeade Re

Investment Bank of the Year:            Goldman Sachs

Asset Manager of the Year:               JP Morgan Asset Management

Law Firm of the Year:                         Sidley Austin

Broker for Analytics of the Year:      Aon Analytics

Capital Raising of the Year:              Nephila

Launch of the Year:                           Langhorne Re

M&A Deal of the Year:                        Canopius MBO

North America Insurer of the Year:   Liberty Mutual

Bermuda Insurer of the Year:            Sompo International

NA Reinsurer of the Year:                  Gen Re

Bermuda Reinsurer of the Year:       RenaissanceRe

Life Reinsurer of the Year:                RGA

Property Cat Reinsurer of the Year:  RenaissanceRe

Casualty Reinsurer of the Year:        Swiss Re America

Specialty Reinsurer of the Year:       Arch Re

Retail Broker of the Year:                  Aon

Wholesale Broker of the Year:          AmWINS

Reinsurance Broker of the Year:       Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions

Underwriting Rising Star:                  Marlin Ramlal, Axis Re

Insurance Broking CEO of the Year: John Doyle, Marsh

Reinsurance Broking CEO of the Year: Eric Andersen, Aon Benfield

Insurance CEO of the Year:               David Long, Liberty Mutual

Reinsurance CEO of the Year:          Kara Raiguel, Gen Re

Influential Individual:                         Frank Majors, Nephila

Lifetime Achievement:                      Constantine “Dinos” Iordanou, Arch Capital Group

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