Allianz Insurance welcomed 36 new brokers to its Scholarship Programme at a launch event held at the Chartered Institute of Insurance, London.
The successful applicants were joined at the event by Allianz representatives, Neil Clutterbuck, chief underwriting officer, and Keith Richards, managing director from CII.
Neil Clutterbuck, chief underwriting officer, Allianz Insurance said, “I am delighted to welcome our fifth cohort of 36 scholars who successfully navigated an intensive selection process from some 200 applicants. Allianz is delighted to support brokers in this way who share the same desire to see the industry raise the bar around technical expertise and professionalism.”
The award-winning programme, now in its fifth year, actively supports high performing commercial and personal lines brokers to achieve their CII Diploma in Insurance in 18 months.
Allianz Insurance is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz SE Group, the largest property and casualty insurer worldwide.
Around 85 million private and corporate customers rely on Allianz's knowledge, global reach, capital strength and solidity to help them make the most of financial opportunities and to avoid and safeguard themselves against risks.
In 2015, over 142,000 employees in more than 70 countries achieved total revenues of approximately 125.2bn euros.