Ocidental Grupo Wins IFM 2015 Awards

Feb 03, 2016, 04:00 ET from International Finance Magazine

LONDON, February 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

London-based International Finance Magazine has conferred the 2015 awards for 'Best Bancassurance Company' and 'Best Insurance Company' in Portugal to Ocidental Grupo at a gala ceremony in the Landmark Hotel in London on November 27.

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The awards in various categories were presented by Peter Meyer, CEO, the Middle East Association (MEA); Dr. Cigdem Kogar, Chief Representative of Central Bank of Turkey in London; Kofi Addo, Head of Trade and Investment, Ghana High Commission; and Thomas Mbun, Head of Treasury and Finance, Ghana High Commission.

Ocidental Grupo is the largest operator bancassurance in Portugal. It offers a wide range of life and non-life solutions, aimed at families and protection for businesses, personal and financial level. Responding to different stages and needs of customers, the portfolio ranges from 'secure your home or health' to 'retirement products'.

Steven Braekeveldt, Chief Executive Officer, Ocidental Grupo, on receiving the award, said, "Ocidental Grupo is proud of receiving the double recognition of Best Bancassurance Company and Best Insurance Company in Portugal by International Finance Magazine. The focus in high standards of transparency, quality and efficiency has enabled our consistent growth above the market, turning us into leaders in Life (mathematical provisions), Pension Funds, 2nd in Health and a reference in bancassurance, where we operate within full alignment with our bank partner. Customers and partners can find in us a wide offer, ranging from life to non-life, health and pension funds solutions, aimed to protect families and businesses. We're driven by the goal of being responsive to every need, and so, committed in building an insurance company that simplifies people's lives".

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