Allianz Insurance will welcome 36 new brokers to its Scholarship Programme in January. Places were once again in very high demand with more than 170 applications for this year’s intake.
The award-winning programme, now in its fifth year, will actively support high performing commercial and personal lines brokers to achieve their CII Diploma in Insurance in 18 months.
Nick Eadie from Willis Towers Watson is excited to be joining the new intake. He said:
“The Allianz Scholarship is a tremendous opportunity and I am extremely humbled to have been selected to participate. The next 18 months look set to be challenging but rewarding and I’m looking forward to getting started!”
Broker scholars can also access an exclusive Alumni membership group which offers graduating scholars ongoing support towards their continuing professional development.
Simon McGinn,general manager, Commercial & Personal, Allianz Insurance, commented: “Allianz is at the forefront of professional development and I’m very proud that we continue to invest in the future talent of the broking community. We have evolved the Scholarship programme to ensure we continue to offer commercial and personal brokers the best development opportunities. I’d like to wish our latest intake of talented, ambitious brokers all the best as they work towards their CII Diploma.”
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.