The COVER Excellence Awards winners 2017


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The COVER Excellence Awards is an annual event in the UK which seeks to recognise and reward both firms and intermediaries who have been continuing to innovate and serve to the highest standards. Looking at Intermediaries and providers covering 23 different categories. Each nomination is rigorously judged by a panel of judges from the protection and private medical insurance (PMI) industry.

The 2017 judges were:

  • John Ritchie, Independent, Eithne Consulting
  • Melissa Collett, Fairer Finance
  • Ron Wheatcroft, Swiss Re
  • Christine Husbands, Red Arc (intermediary categories only)
  • Steve Devine, Independent, Protect Association
  • Stuart Scullion, AMII

This year’s awards ceremony took place on the 4th October and was held and the Hilton London Bankside.

Again the competition was fiercely contended and we have listed below the Provider and Intermediary winners 2017.

Provider Winners

  • Best Added Value
  • Highly Commended – British Friendly
  • Winner – Best Doctors
  • Best Cash Plan
  • Winner – Health Shield
  • Best Group Critical Illness
  • Winner – Aviva
  • Best Technology Provider
  • Winner – Ipipeline
  • Best Promotion of Health/Protection
  • Winner – VitalityLife
  • Best Group Income Protection
  • Highly Commended – Unum
  • Winner – Aviva
  • Best Individual Private Medical Insurance
  • Winner – VitalityHealth
  • Best Group Private Medical Insurance
  • Winner – WPA
  • Best Individual Critical Illness
  • Winner – AIG Life
  • Best Individual Income Protection
  • Highly Commended – British Friendly
  • Winner – LV=
  • Best Individual Life Insurance
  • Winner – Aegon
  • Best International Private Medical Insurance
  • Winner – Allianz Worldwide Care
  • Best New Product
  • Highly Commended – The Exeter – Managed Life
  • Winner – Royal London – Diabetes Cover

Intermediary Winners

  • Best Intermediary Promotion of Health/Protection
  • Highly Commended – Cura Financial Services
  • Winner – Willis Towers Watson
  • Customer Service Award
  • Highly Commended – London & Country Mortgages
  • Winner – Future Proof
  • Employee Benefits Intermediary of the Year
  • Winner – Punter Southall Health & Protection
  • Best Protection Intermediary Firm of the Year
  • Highly Commended – Openwork
  • Winner – London & Country Mortgages
  • Healthcare Intermediary of the Year
  • Winner – PES Consulting
  • Small Intermediary of the Year
  • Winner – Future Proof
  • Best Specialist Intermediary
  • Highly Commended – Kerr Henderson
  • Winner – Cura Financial Services
  • Best Intermediary – Individual Achievement
  • Highly Commended – David Mead, Future Proof
    Winner – Roy McLoughlin, Cavendish Ware
  • Insurance person of the year (2016/17)
  • Winner – Emma Thomson, LifeSearch
  • 20 Years of Excellence in Private Medical Insurance
  • Winner – Bupa
  • 20 years of Excellence in Protection
  • Winner – LifeSearch
  • 20 Years of Excellence in Employee Benefits
  • Winner – Canada Life
  • Intermediary (individual) 20 Years of Adviser Excellence
  • Winner – Alan Lakey, Highclere Financial Services
  • 20 Years Individual Achievement
  • Winner – Peter Le Beau

The above information has been sourced from http://events.covermagazine.co.uk/awards/static/home

 

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