P F Spare Insurance Brokers’ Sam Spare named Allianz Insurance’s Top Scholar

Hot on the heels of securing the Catlin Award for Excellence in Claims Practice 2015, there was more good news for P F Spare Insurance Brokers with Sam Spare securing Allianz’s Top Scholar Award for 2015. Sam’s is also quoted on the Allianz website with the full press release below:

Allianz’s award-winning Scholarship Programme, which actively supports brokers to achieve their CII Diploma in Insurance in 18 months, celebrated the graduation of its first intake of personal lines scholars with a special event hosted by Allianz Retail general manager, Neil Brettell.

One scholar, Sam Spare of P F Spare Insurance Brokers, had extra reason to celebrate as, in addition to securing a distinction in each examination undertaken, he has been awarded the prestigious CII Catlin Award for Excellence in Claims Practice. The national prize, awarded annually, is given to the candidate who is judged to have passed with the greatest merit.

Spare commented: “The award came as quite a surprise; I’m very pleased to have received such recognition. I must express my thanks to Allianz for the invaluable support I’ve received over the past eighteen months.”

He added “I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the scholarship. Every module enhanced my skills and the group environment promoted networking opportunities with other scholars and people within Allianz. If you are genuinely committed to your own development the programme is incredibly rewarding.”

Since 2012, more than 120 brokers have been enrolled in the Allianz scholarship programme, benefitting from first-class tuition and networking opportunities including an exclusive alumni membership group. At the most recent event 110 participants gathered to share professional advice and experience.

Allianz Retail general manager, Neil Brettell said: “The scholarship programme continues to be extremely successful and we remain committed to investing in the personal development of brokers and raising professional standards across the industry. Thank you to all of the scholars’ sponsors for their support during the programme and congratulations to all of our recent graduates; we look forward to continuing our relationship with you through the alumni membership group.”