The inaugural Agents Choice Awards were held earlier this month to celebrate insurance industry players that have achieved outstanding reputation over the years.
In the just concluded awards, insurance industry players from around the country were considered for the awards by insurance agents, one of the most recognized industry players was First Assurance who scooped Best Claim Settlements Award.
The insurance agents determine the winner in each category by taking into account more than just performance with KPMG being the officials. “The awards apply a holistic approach to the judging process, including qualitative as well as quantitative criteria,” explains Washington Ndegea, the chairman of the Bima Intermediaries Association of Kenya, the organizers of the awards.
This year’s awards ceremony brought together more than 5,000 agents including insurance companies’ short- listed managers, investors and press. Among the contestants were; Jubilee, Liberty, First Assurance, AMACO, Liberty, Autofine Garage “The objective was to encourage innovation and excellence in the Capital Markets by
recognizing, awarding and celebrating exemplary performers and successes of the sector,” Mr. Ndegea explains. “The aim is to draw the attention of the Investors to the performance of the various players in the sector, consequently, encouraging competition.”