AA Insurance enters Ten-Year League Award of IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces


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Auckland, 1 December 2017 – AA Insurance has won the Ten-Year League Award of the IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Awards, after being named a finalist for the tenth consecutive year.

“This award is based on AA Insurance demonstrating sustained workplace engagement and excellence consistently for ten years,” says Chris Curtin, Chief Executive, AA Insurance. “Few organisations achieve this, and it’s all down to our wonderful people for sharing their views and suggestions in these surveys over the last 15 years since we first started them in 2003.

“Because of their feedback, we’ve made some significant improvements around the business to make sure this is a company people want to work for, and to make things easier and better for each person.”

AA Insurance is a finalist in the Large Workplace category (400-750 employees), after winning last year for the first time since 2011.

The awards are based on employee ratings in a confidential online survey. This year over 35,000 employees from 173 New Zealand organisations in the private and public sectors participated in the survey, including 27 first-time businesses.

Award winners will be announced at a ceremony in February 2018. 



About AA Insurance

AA Insurance is an independently operated, New Zealand-based joint venture between the New Zealand Automobile Association (NZAA) and Vero Insurance New Zealand Limited (VINZL). Since 1994 we have demonstrated trusted expertise in home, contents and car insurance in New Zealand, and in 2018 introduced commercial small business insurance. We underwrite our own policies and sell direct to New Zealanders. Our more than 720 staff look after over 410,000 customers with around 800,000 policies.

We proudly partner with Eden Park, support youth charity Blue Light, and have been consistently recognised by: Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands (since 2011), IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Survey (since 2008), Canstar Blue Most Satisfied Customers (2011-2018), and the Colmar Brunton Corporate Reputation Index (since 2015) that recognises New Zealand’s most successful companies.

AA Insurance has an A+ (Strong) Insurer Financial Strength Rating given by Standard and Poor’s (Australia) Pty Ltd. For further information visit aainsurance.co.nz.

For more information please contact:

Nicole Steven, Botica Butler Raudon Partners, (09) 303 3862, 021 025 31886 or email nicoles@botica.co.nz

Amanda Fifield, AA Insurance Limited, (09) 927 2085 or email Amanda_Fifield@aainsurance.co.nz

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