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Press release   •   Apr 19, 2016 09:54 BST

Allianz Commercial recently held a graduation event at the Andaz hotel in London, to celebrate the achievements of 13 scholars who successfully graduated from the Allianz Partner Academy Scholarship Programme.

Within the last 18 months, the graduates have benefited from the first-class tuition and networking opportunities that the award-winning programme has to offer. Now, following their graduation they will join the Allianz Scholarship Alumni programme which provides a range of key benefits including preferential access to Allianz Partners Academy courses and Breakfast Clubs, regular LinkedIn blogs, an exclusive magazine and networking opportunities.

The graduates were joined at the event by their broker sponsors and Allianz representatives. Speaking at the event was Simon McGinn, general manager, Allianz Commercial, who commented:

“This programme has been extremely successful over the past few years and underpins our dedication to the personal development of our brokers and raising professional standards across the industry. We are delighted to welcome new members to our Alumni programme and encourage them to continue to make the most of the resources we offer.”

“The programme’s continuation reaffirms our ongoing investment in the future talent of the insurance industry.”

On the night graduate Jennifer Clark was awarded Top Scholar for achieving three distinctions. All scholars received personalised bottles of champagne.


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

Notes to editors: To download an image of Simon McGinn with Top Scholar Jennifer Clark, please click on the link below under related material.

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