RENOMIA, double awarded at the Insurer of the Year Awards gala

18 May 2017 —
RENOMIA was awarded the Czech Insurance Broker of the Year Awards 2016 ceremony's highest prize, while Jirina NEPALOVA, CEO RENOMIA, received the honorary award for the Personality of the Insurance Market.

"RENOMIA has built up its strong position in the local and international market on the foundation of always acting in the best interest of the client and offering them consultation support. To be voted Insurance Brokerage of the Year is particularly valuable, as our qualities are recognized by industry professionals whom I hold in great esteem", Jirina NEPALOVA, CEO RENOMIA, commented on the achievement.

RENOMIA, the largest insurance brokerage founded in Central and Eastern Europe, was voted Insurance Broker of the Year as part of the Insurer of the Year Awards already for the third time in the last six years. The awards are organised by Association of Czech Insurance Brokers (ACPM) and co-organised by the Czech Insurance Association (CAP) under the patronage of Jiri RUSNOK, Governor of the Czech National Bank which acts as the industry market oversight authority.

"Our clients' expectations are growing, so if we aim to be successful over the long term, we have to always improve and develop. We put a great emphasis on risk management; our risk analysis prevents losses on the client side. We cultivate expertise in specialist areas and we understand the business of our clients; we also invest in digitalisation. We are seeing a good rate of organic growth and as well as growing through acquisitions in the Czech Republic and abroad. We offer insurance cover all over the world. Thanks to all this we can give our clients top-quality service and professionalize the market," added Jirina NEPALOVA.

The evaluation criteria included the quality of data supplied to the insurer, quality of communication between the broker and the insurer and, especially, between the client and the broker, expertise in insurance management, the agents' professional knowledge and the development of new products.

At the gala award ceremony, Jirina NEPALOVA, CEO and Founder of RENOMIA, also collected an honorary award for the "Personality of the Insurance Market". The award is presented for excellent and outstanding contribution to the development of the Czech insurance industry. Jirina NEPALOVA has been in insurance for close to 40 years and has extensive experience in implementation of insurance programmes across various industries and in claim adjustment. In 1993, she founded APS Hranice in Hranice na Morave, which later changed its name to RENOMIA. In the past ten years, RENOMIA has been the Czech market leader. Today, RENOMIA GROUP is the market-leading consultancy in the area of insurance and risk management founded in the region of Central and Eastern Europe.

RENOMIA Group is the market-leading consultancy in the area of insurance and risk management founded in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. In 2016, the company prescribed premiums reaching CZK 8.3 billion and presently operates a network of branches in six countries of Europe. RENOMIA is also the founding member of RENOMIA EUROPEAN PARTNERS - a partnership of market-leading independent insurance brokers whose network spans 32 countries in the region of Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus.