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gig Voted as Superbrand in Kuwait


KUWAIT CITY –16 November, 2015 – Gulf Insurance Group., the leading insurance provider in Kuwait and Middle East announced that it had been voted a Superbrand by the Superbrand council in Kuwait after passing the selection criteria developed by the Council of brands, and announced by the Superbrand Organization for the fourth year in a row. The Corporate Communication & Investor Relations Department Manager Mr. Khalid Al-Sanousi said, ”Obtaining this certificate confirms that gig is one of the strongest brands in Kuwait. The selection process, which included an extensive range of companies, was conducted by an independent council of industry experts in the fields of business, marketing, and media, whom were assigned the task of assessing the acquired brands according to customer loyalty as well as the quality of the products and the services that are on offer.”Gulf Insurance Group brand success is attributed to its successful track record, and significant achievements throughout the years. The company’s brand has further evolved across the local and regional markets alongside the most prominent regional and international brands. Al-Sanousi further noted that after receiving the Superbrand status, gig recent achievement will be included on the Superbrand website, www.superbrands.com Moreover, Al-Sanousi added, gig benefits from a reputable history, and is considered one of the first Kuwaiti Insurance companies that has a strong local and presence. Over the years, gig has grown from being a leading personal and commercial insurer in Kuwait into becoming a regional insurance solutions provider in Kuwait, and throughout the region through its subsidiaries. In Kuwait, the company continues to provide innovative insurance policies to its wide customer base throughout its extensive network of branches that cover the country’s main districts. Al-Sanousi concluded that gig benefits from its growing five decade insurance expertise along with its accurate information systems, its superiority in providing electronic insurance services, its unique insurance products and services, its strong performance and sound management approach, robust financial structure and positive cash flow and its high competitive ability.






Gulf Insurance Group won “Brand of the Year, 2015”


Kuwait City, 2015 - Gulf Insurance Group, the leading insurance services provider in Kuwait and the Middle East, has added another milestone to its achievements in being awarded “Brand of the Year 2015” in the insurance sector from World Branding Awards, London. The World Branding Awards is the premier awards of the World Branding Forum. The awards recognizes the world’s best brands for their work and achievements. Gulf Insurance Group is the only company to be selected for this prestigious award from the insurance sector in Kuwait. Corporate Communications & Investor Relations Manager, Khaled Al Sanousi said, “This comes after strenuous branding developments in the past years to evolve the group name. Being the only company selected from our industry shows how far our efforts have taken us.” Winners of the World Branding Awards are selected based on three criteria- Brand Valuation, Consumer Market Research and Public Online Voting. GIG was thoroughly researched based on its financial valuation, online public research, and one-on-one telephone interviews to make sure it is truly the superior brand in the country.







Global Brands names Gulf Insurance the Best Insurance Brand in Kuwait 2014.


Kuwait City, 27 MAY 2014 - Gulf Insurance, the leading insurance services provider in Kuwait and the Middle East, announced that it won the ‘Best Insurance Brand’ award from Global Brands Magazine. The award recognizes Gulf Insurance’s superior brand across the insurance sector since its establishment in 1962, and ongoing brand development efforts. The Gulf Insurance brand aims to create more desirability across the insurance industry sector, with a primary focus on building long-lasting premium quality relationships that are rewarding and based on mutual respect. Winners were selected from a competitive group of candidates, all of whom possess unique and superior qualities in the evolving insurance sector. Gulf Insurance’s recognition comes in line for its exceptional commitment to quality, branding activities, customer service & performance and providing a robust insurance system. Corporate Communication and Investor Relations Manager Mr Khaled Al Sanousi said, "We are pleased to gain international recognition for what we believe to be a world-class brand and will continue to exceed expectations and excel in our industry.






The Best Insurance Provider Middle East – 2014


Kuwait City, 27 MARCH 2014 - Gulf Insurance, the leading company in providing insurance services in Kuwait and the Middle East, announced today that it has won the “Best Insurance Provider Middle East 2014 award” from Global Banking and Finance Review. The award recognizes the company’s innovative and comprehensive insurance solutions that are offered since its establishment in 1962. The award honors companies that stand out in particular areas of expertise in the banking and finance industry. Corporate Communication & Investor Relations Manager Mr Khaled Al Sanousi said, “Gulf Insurance Company’s successful achievements and sound track in providing an array of life and non-life insurance solutions was the main driver to receive this coveted award. The selection process recognized the company for its innovative and comprehensive insurance solutions, distinguished quality of products and superior customer service, advanced technology system that links its operations to the mainframe as well as a great moral approach to social responsibility.”








SuperBrands 2013


KUWAIT CITY –October 28, 2013 – Gulf Insurance Co., the leading insurance provider in Kuwait and Middle East announced that it had been voted a Superbrand by the Superbrand council in Kuwait after passing the selection criteria developed by the Council of brands, and announced by the Superbrand Organization for the third year in a row. The Corporate Communication & Investor Relations Department Manager Mr. Khalid Al-Sanousi said, ”Obtaining this certificate confirms that GIC is one of the strongest brands in Kuwait. The selection process, which included an extensive range of companies, was conducted by an independent council of industry experts in the fields of business, marketing, and media, whom were assigned the task of assessing the acquired brands according to customer loyalty as well as the quality of the products and the services that are on offer.” Gulf Insurance Company’s brand success is attributed to its successful track record, and significant achievements throughout the years. The company’s brand has further evolved across the local and regional markets alongside the most prominent regional and international brands. Al-Sanousi further noted that after receiving the Superbrand status, GIC’s recent achievement will be included on the Superbrand website, www.superbrands.com Moreover, Al-Sanousi added, “GIC benefits from a reputable history, and is considered one of the first Kuwaiti Insurance companies that has a strong local and presence. Over the years, GIC has grown from being a leading personal and commercial insurer in Kuwait into becoming a regional insurance solutions provider in Kuwait, and throughout the region through its subsidiaries. In Kuwait, the company continues to provide innovative insurance policies to its wide customer base throughout its extensive network of branches that cover the country’s main districts. Al-Sanousi concluded that GIC benefits from its growing five decade insurance expertise along with its accurate information systems, its superiority in providing electronic insurance services, its unique insurance products and services, its strong performance and sound management approach, robust financial structure and positive cash flow and its high competitive ability.








“The Best Insurance Provider Middle East 2013” Award


Gulf Insurance, a leader in providing insurance services in Kuwait and the Middle East, has been named ‘Best Insurance Provider – Middle East 2013’ by Global Banking and Finance Review. The award is in recognition of the innovative and comprehensive insurance solutions that Gulf Insurance has been providing since its establishment in 1962. The Global Banking and Finance Review Awards honor companies that stand out in particular areas of expertise in the banking and finance industry. Commenting on the award, Corporate Communication & Investor Relations Manager at Gulf Insurance, Mr. Khalid Al Sanousi said: "We are delighted to accept this award, which recognizes Gulf Insurance’s outstanding achievements in providing life and non-life insurance solutions. These include innovative and comprehensive insurance solutions, d quality products and superior customer service, advanced technology systems that link all operations to the mainframe, and corporate social responsibility activities.”









World Finance Award - 2012


Gulf Insurance Company has been named 'Insurance Company of the Year 2012, Kuwait' by World Finance magazine. The award recognizes companies that implement and uphold a strong culture of quality and services through an independent judging panel. The award highlights Gulf Insurance's continuous commitment to providing the highest level of quality and applying best practices that guarantee the delivery of a trusted insurance service. Mr Khalid Al Hassan, Gulf Insurance's MD & CEO, said:"Gulf Insurance is proud to have won this prestigious award from World Finance. This accomplishment demonstrates our company's top notch operations, standards and services. It is also a testament to Gulf Insurance's application of leading industry solutions which support the needs of our customers and clients."The World Finance Award criteria was based on a competitive analysis of the company's financials, underwriting processes and policies, culture of qualities and client relations. Gulf Insurance was collectively selected by World Finance's judging panel.The achievement of the 'Insurance Company of the Year 2012, Kuwait' award builds on Gulf Insurance's recent attainment of the 'Best Insurance provider Middle East 2012' award from Global Banking and Finance Review, and marks the company as a leader of the insurance industry.












"Best Insurance Provider in the Middle East 2012" Award


Gulf insurance company, the leading insurance company in Kuwait, has recently won the "Best Insurance Provider in the Middle East 2012" Award by Global Banking and Finance Review. An annual award given to selected distinguished companies around the world in the banking and finance industry. Furthermore, these accomplishments have not come by coincidence, but by the huge efforts of the customer service's team and the uniqueness of this well established company, and it came as a testament to the confidence in the company's performance, and as a clear mark that GIC applies a great strategic work plan in the insurance industry, and also as recognition to its ongoing record of success. Commenting on this achievement, the Manager of the Corporate Communications & Investor Relations Department at GIC, Khalid Al Sanousi said, "This international award comes as recognition of the company's qualitative leap. Considering that GIC was chosen after a series of assessments by industry analysts consisting of, detailed research on Quality, Performance, Claims experience, Customer Service, Innovation, Market Share and Quality of Product offering. This indicates that GIC has been successful and has proven to be a top player in the Region. "It is noteworthy to point out that Gulf Insurance Company has recently received an A- rating from Standard and Poor's, one of the top rating agencies, along with an A- rating from A.M. Best. This outstanding achievement makes GIC the only insurance company in Kuwait that has a double Global Credit rating of (A-) from two of the top rating agencies, Standard & Poor's as well as A.M. Best. Additionally, GIC recently launched its custom made iPhone application in to ensure customer convenience where they can issue and renew Motor and Boat TPL insurance, renew Motor comprehensive insurance, and issue Travel Assist insurance and many other services on the move. Global Banking and Finance Review is an online portal which has evolved from the growing need to have a more balanced view for informative and independent news for the global banking and finance industry. It is read in over 190 different countries in the word and gets around 250,000 t0 500,000 page views on a monthly basis. Global Banking and Finance Review yearly awards the distinguished companies around the world in the banking and finance industries and to view these companies and more you can visit : http://www.globalbankingandfinance.com/award-winners-2012.html






SuperBrands - 2010


GIC was selected as a distinguished commercial brand for the third consecutive year, out of more than 3000 brands in Kuwait and specifically in the insurance sector. GIC was selected by a jury vote of more than 2000 marketing experts in Kuwait. As such, GIC was awarded the SuperBrands 2010 award.


Among the distinguished companies that won the SuperBrands award in 2010 are:

 

  • Banking sector: Ahli United Bank
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  • Education sector: AUK
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  • Telecom sector: Wataniya Telecom
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  • Health sector: Al Salam International Hospital
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  • Investment sector: Bu Khamseen Group, Diyar United Co.
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  • Logistic services sector: Agility
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    Arabian Business Award – 2011


    Arabian Business is an economic media institution (publishing and electronic) that is available in both Arabic and English and is overseen by the ITP Publishing Group. The publication is also available in an online version. It provides news and detailed analysis about the regional and global business communities, and focuses on the Arabian Gulf. ITP Publishing Group is a British company, and is a subsidiary of a holding company bearing the same name. It currently publishes 80 weekly and monthly magazines specializing in the business sector.The Group has offices in Dubai, Bahrain and Mumbai, besides its main headquarters in London. GIC won the award for best insurance company in Kuwait during a ceremony where the best 15 Kuwaiti companies and three distinguished business personalities were recognized.