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Zurich takes out ‘Australian General Insurer of the Year’ and ‘Best Community Engagement Program – Insurer’ at 2021 Insurance Business Awards

Zurich Australian Insurance Limited (Zurich) has won the ‘Australian General Insurer of the Year’ and ‘Best Community Engagement Program – Insurer’ at the 2021 Insurance Business Awards.

The Australian Insurance Business Awards define excellence in the insurance profession, recognising leading companies and individuals for their outstanding achievements during the past 12 months.

Justin Delaney, CEO, Zurich Australia & New Zealand said he was delighted that Zurich has won these prestigious awards.

“Zurich is extremely proud to receive industry recognition through these awards. We have a strong business with extraordinary capability. These awards are a testament to our passion for helping customers and our dedication to making a positive impact in the community.”

“I would like to extend my appreciation to our teams and broker partners who continually deliver an exceptional experience to our customers.”

Zurich Australia & New Zealand was also an Excellence Awardee at the 2021 Insurance Business Awards for the ‘General Insurer Claims Team of the Year’ and ‘General Insurer BDM of the Year’ categories.

This news comes after the Zurich General Insurance Claims team recently won the 2021 Mansfield Award for ‘Claims Excellence in Corporate Property and Casualty’ and was a finalist for the overall ‘Gold Mansfield Award for Claims Excellence’. Zurich Australia was also recently ranked #10 in Good Company’s ‘Top 20 Best Workplaces to Give Back 2021’.

A full list of 2021 Insurance Business Awards winners can be found here.


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Zurich Financial Services Australia

Nina Mills
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Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 56,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations. The Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872. The holding company, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ZURN), is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt (ZURVY) program, which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX. Further information about Zurich is available at