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