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Allianz celebrates broker scholarship programme success

Press release   •   Sep 21, 2018 09:58 BST

Graduates at Allianz's Broker Scholarship event

Allianz Insurance celebrated the success of its recent intake of broker scholars, by holding a graduation event at Heddon Street Kitchen, London.

The lunch recognised the achievements of 20 scholars who have completed Allianz’s Scholarship Programme, which supports brokers to achieve their CII Diploma in Insurance within 18 months.

Since 2012, more than 180 brokers have taken part in the Allianz Scholarship Programme, benefitting from first-class tuition and networking opportunities.

The event hosted by Chris Little, Allianz’s director of engineering said:

“We’d like to congratulate all of our broker graduates who have worked extremely hard over the last 18 months. We are delighted to welcome them to our Alumni programme and encourage them to continue to make the most of the resources we offer.

“Through Allianz’s Scholarship Programme we remain committed to investing in the personal development and future talent of brokers and raising professional standards across the insurance industry.”


The information contained in this press release relates to Allianz Insurance plc. Allianz Insurance plc is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz Group.

The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 88 million retail and corporate customers. Allianz Group customers benefit from a broad range of personal and corporate insurance services, ranging from property, life and health insurance to assistance services to credit insurance and global business insurance. Allianz Group is one of the world’s largest investors, managing over 650 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers while our asset managers Allianz Global Investors and PIMCO manage an additional 1.4 trillion euros of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we hold the leading position for insurers in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2017, over 140,000 employees in more than 70 countries achieved total revenue of 126 billion euros and an operating profit of 11 billion euros for the group.

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