Banua Sianturi, SVP Chief Agency Officer Allianz Utama Indonesia, on press conference before he came to Agency Award Night 2010 at Nikko Hotel.
Allianz Utama Indonesia reported Rp. 160 billion GWP from its agency business in 2009 or up by 12.5% compared to the year 2008 GWP of Rp143, 5 billion.
"Our agency business has shown a good sales performance last year despite a more challenging competition in the market. Thanks for the commitment and hard work showed by our agents in the year 2009 and together, we are confidence to further improve the sales this year," said Don Nguyen, President Director of Allianz Utama Indonesia.
This agency’s GWP figure was generated by all agents located in the company’s seven branch offices in Bandung, Makasar, Semarang, Surabaya, Medan, Denpasar, and Jakarta, and 20 sales offices in almost all major cities in Indonesia. Jakarta Branch was the main contributor with Rp59,43, an increased by 21.8% compared to the previous year. Other branch offices which also reported significant premium growth are Denpasar with 43.3% and Bandung with 29.7%.
Number of productive agents as per December 2009 grew by 32% compared to the previous year. Number of policies generated by all performing agents reported to more than 46 000 policies. Allianz Utama is fully supporting the government’s regulations on general insurance Agency certification.
"Aligned with the government’s regulations with regard to certification for general insurance agents, we seriously encourage and support our agent to go for the licensing’s examinations. We are also focus to increase our agents’ professionalism and service quality towards the customers,” said Banua Sianturi, SVP Chief Agency Officer of Allianz Utama Indonesia. “Currently, we have more than 2,000 registered agents, but further we will focus our efforts more to coach those productive ones, especially to achieve 20% target growth of our Agency’s GWP this year," added Banua Sianturi, who is also Chairman of the Agency Department of AAUI.
As an appreciation to its nearly 100 Top Performing agents, Allianz Utama Indonesia organize an Agency Award Night 2010 at the Nikko Hotel, Jakarta today. The awards divided into several categories, based on their premium achievements, namely Silver and Gold Producers, Blue Jacket Producers, and Special Achievers as well as special championship trip to Greece or China for those who achieved the trip campaign target.
Allianz Utama’s Agency Award Night is an annual event conducted by the company since 2005. The awarding ceremony as well as entertainment and gala dinner are attended by 170 best performing agents, or approximately 8% of the total Allianz Utama agents, throughout Indonesia. After this Agency Award Night, Allianz Utama will also held an Agency Motivational Seminar on the following day.