Sportscover Named Employer of the Year at ANZIIF Awards

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Sportscover was named as the Generation i Youth Development and Employer of the Year at the 2014 Australia and New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards last night. The other two finalists in this category were Aon and BT Financial Group.

A delighted David Lamb, CEO of Sportscover Australia, said “I would like to thank the members of the judging panel for recognising Sportscover as Generation i Youth Development and Employer of the Year. Encouraging staff development has always been central to Sportscover since its foundation in Melbourne in 1986. At Sportscover we view all staff members as future leaders and make sure we provide opportunities to staff to positively contribute to the success of the company and grow their own careers at the same time.”

David continued, “One of my goals for Sportscover is to be recognised by potential employees as an employer that provides excellent training, exceptional career development and opportunities to be heard and really make a difference. This is certainly helped by the staff being able to experience working life in our offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Shanghai and London. It is a testament to all of our staff that this is Sportscover’s third win at the Australian Insurance Industry Awards, Sportscover having previously won the Underwriting Agency of the Year in 2009 and 2010.”

Award winners were announced at a gala presentation evening attended by over 800 industry leaders and members. The awards were held at The Star Event Centre, Sydney.

Sportscover is one of the world's leading sports and leisure insurance services groups with offices in London, Melbourne, Sydney, Shanghai, and the Pacific Islands. Using a worldwide broker network, Sportscover specialises in accident, liability, property, contingency and travel insurances for sport and leisure.

Sportscover’s Lloyd's syndicate, SCS 3334 benefits from Lloyd's market rating and is the only A rated dedicated sports and leisure insurer in the world. Sportscover's main underwriting operations comprise Sportscover Underwriting Ltd, Syndicate 3334, Sportscover Australia Pty Ltd, Sportscover Europe Ltd., Sportscover Insurance Ltd, SCI Capital Ltd.

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