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Centriq secures new UMA

07 December 2010 Centriq
Martin Le Roux, Business Head: Underwriting Managers at Centriq Insurance

Martin Le Roux, Business Head: Underwriting Managers at Centriq Insurance

Centriq Insurance has extended their footprint into the market place by welcoming Azriel Aero Aviation Underwriting Managers (Pty) Ltd to their UMA [underwriting management agencies] stable during November.

Azriel Aero Aviation, a long-established aviation insurance underwriter with an impeccable record is headed up by Jan Coetzee, a well-known and respected aviation underwriter with more than 20 years of experience in the aviation insurance field.

“In our quest to provide brokers and clients with specialised insurance products and services, Centriq partners with highly skilled and experienced underwriters that possess excellent administrative capabilities and business acumen in their selected target niches. Azriel Aero Aviation is a perfect fit and we believe they share Centriq’s core values of long-term partnerships centred on sustainable structures. Hence, we are proud to announce this new niche partnership, which enables us to, for the very first time, offer enhanced services and a wide range of solutions in hull insurance [insurance for the aircraft itself] as well as hull war risks, third party and passenger liability and other insurance products in the aviation market,” comments Martin Le Roux, Business Head: Underwriting Managers at Centriq Insurance.

Jan Coetzee, MD of Azriel Aero Aviation, shares in Centriq’s excitement. “This partnership with Centriq allows us to extend our market reach in South Africa and abroad, while providing access to secure capacity and a quality brand. Centriq is a dynamic company that understands our requirements in growing our book of business. We look forward to a long, mutually beneficial relationship with them,” concludes Coetzee.

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