Cigna Insurance Middle East (CIME), a leading health services company, today announced the winners of its 2nd Middle East Brokers Awards. The annual event seeks to reward and recognize the distinguished efforts of brokers that play a crucial role in driving the insurance sector in the region.
This year’s awards included a record number of 45 brokerage firms, who were evaluated across various categories for their performance in 2020. Entities that made the shortlist were assessed for their impact, innovation, SME services, individual offerings, retention rates and more. Winners in each category received the awards at their respective offices from the CIME team.
Marsh Emirates Insurance Brokerage, Nasco Middle East, and Nasco Emirates won in the SME Broker of the Year category, while AON Middle East was named Corporate Broker of the Year and Pacific Prime was honored as Individual Broker of the Year. In the Best Newcomer category, Continental Insurance Brokers was recognized in the SME segment, Lockton Insurance Brokers in the Corporate segment, and Insurancemarket.ae in the Individual segment.
AON Middle East and Associated Insurance Consultants both received the award for the Retention Broker of the Year – SME, while Willis Towers Watson was recognized as the Retention Broker for the Year – Corporate. Marsh Emirates Insurance Brokerage also received the prestigious Cigna Broker of the Year Award and Pacific Prime was named as the Innovation Broker of the Year.
Speaking on the Middle East Brokers Awards, Leah Cotterill, Chief Distribution Officer, Cigna Insurance Middle East and Africa, said: “For the second consecutive year, we are pleased to recognize the region’s brokers for their invaluable contribution towards the health insurance sector. These awards are a token of our appreciation for their hard work, expertise, innovation, and commitment to bringing tailored solutions to the market and making healthcare flexible and accessible to all. We are committed to our broker partnerships and look forward to continuing to innovate together for the benefit for our mutual clients and the health insurance market.”
About Cigna Middle East & Africa
Cigna Corporation is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being, and peace of mind. With a heritage of over 200 years, Cigna is committed to its promise of being together all the way in providing healthcare, clinical management and wellness programs to employers, individuals, and governments around the world.
Operating for more than 17 years in the MENA region, Cigna serves the GCC markets and Lebanon through its locally regulated entities. The company delivers both health and wellness services to individuals, employers and government entities in the region.
Cigna has been operating in the African continent for 60 years servicing over 250,000 members. Cigna is servicing corporates through a partnership between Hollard and Cigna. Together, we provide health insurance for local companies looking to insure key resources and multinationals looking to harmonize their health insurance across Africa.
Cigna maintains a global sales capability in 30 countries and jurisdictions, employing over 74,000 people that service more than 165 million customer relationships and more than 1 billion customer touchpoints.
To learn more about Cigna Insurance Middle East, visit www.cigna-me.com
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