NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 9 – Insurance brokerage firm, Minet Kenya has been voted the Best Insurance Brokerage Company of the year for 2019 at this year’s Think Business Insurance awards.
The firm was also awarded the best Insurance Broker in technology application and also worn an accolade for the most customer-centric insurance broker of the year.
Commenting on the award, Minet, Chief Executive Officer Sammy Muthui said Minet takes pride on being more than just insurance brokers to its clients, but rather “their risk adviser, partner and advocate”.
“Minet provide risk management and insurance solutions to individuals and businesses ranging in size from micro to large corporations, and this win against formidable opposition, confirms that we offer industry leadership in service provision and expertise,” Muthui said.
“We are so proud to have won Brokerage of the Year Award, and then be recognized technological innovation and customer centricity is an icing on the cake for us and we are truly honoured. I would like to thank our dedicated team who work hard every day to provide support and expertise to our clients, so they have the confidence and peace of mind to take on tomorrow,” he quipped.
Aiding insurance growth
Muthui said the role played by insurance brokers could not be gainsaid, adding that Minet was proud of its contribution to the overall growth of the insurance sector.
He noted that the Company had a healthy working relationship with various underwriters contrary to the recent media reports.
“This Award goes to confirm Minet’s financial and operational stability, closeness to our customers and our knack for product and service innovations. Our aim is to simplify insurance and to bring many more uninsured persons to the fold through the use of technology,” Muthui said.
This year’s insurance awards themed rethinking insurance for sustainability highlighted enhanced risk management practices by the sector in the wake of disasters ranging from flooding, school fires, and cyber security threats that have left a trail of property and monetary losses in the country.