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LV= named top insurer at industry awards

Press release: 05/07/2012

LV= has been named general insurer of the year at the prestigious British Insurance Awards that were held last night at the Royal Albert Hall.

The general insurer of the year category recognises companies that demonstrate a commitment to meeting customer needs and delivering a high quality of service. The judges praised LV= for its excellent customer service, employee engagement and claims service. LV= was also commended for regenerating the brand and producing strong financial results.

Commenting on the win, John O'Roarke, Managing Director of LV= general insurance, said: "The British Insurance Awards showcase the very best within the insurance industry and this award is the benchmark win. LV= has gone through huge changes in the past five years and this is a fantastic accolade for all our people whose energy and enthusiasm has made it all possible. This will take pride of place in our awards cabinet."

LV= also won the award for marketing initiative of the year. The judges noted LV='s ability to cut through a cluttered market-place with an exciting campaign.

About LV=

LV= employs 5,000 people and serves over five million customers with a range of financial products. We are the UK's largest friendly society and a leading financial mutual.

When we started in 1843 our goal was to give financial security to more than just a privileged few and for many decades we were most commonly associated with providing a method of saving to people of modest means. Today we follow a similar purpose, helping people to protect and provide for the things they love, although on a much larger scale and through a wide range of financial services including insurance, investment and retirement products.

We offer our services direct to consumers, as well as through IFAs and brokers, and through strategic partnerships with organisations such as ASDA, Nationwide Building Society and a range of trades unions.

LVFS is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority, register number 110035. LVFS is a member of the ABI, the AFM and ILAG. Registered address: County Gates, Bournemouth BH1 2NF.