joins the Worldwide Broker Network
July 2005, Anika joins the Worldwide Broker Network (WBN).
This privileged membership effectively extends our reach around
the globe and boost our network strength in terms of global
expertise and specialist market knowledge. This step forward
forms part of our continual drive to improve Anikas
industry standing and delivery of service to our clients.
WBN is the world's 4th largest network of insurance brokers and employee benefits
consultants-and largest of the independent networks. WBN has combined revenues of $5billion, over 500 offices in over 100 countries on 6
WBN offers its members and their clients an unmatched combination of stability,
combined purchasing power, and expertise in local markets, plus the independence to provide the levels of service clients expect.
WBN has 108 members that extend to 101 countries
spread throughout the world. Judging from the rate of membership
recruitment in the recent past, WBN looks set to be a fast
growing leader in the world insurance market.
in 1989 as the International Broker Network, WBN has evolved into
an integrated worldwide insurance services network. Based in London,
the Worldwide Broker Network comprises over 15,000 employees and
has representation in more than 90 countries. On the basis of revenues,
the network partners as a group would comprise the 6th largest insurance
broker in the world.
similar to the former UNISON network, partner firms represent some
of the leading insurance brokerage firms in their country. The network
facilitates the placement and servicing of global controlled insurance
programs for multi-national companies covering property, liability,
employee benefits and marine cargo exposures of their clients. The
partners also direct the indigenous insurance and benefits programs
for non-controlled insurance programs so that the local client receives
complete service from a single source.
strength of the WBN approach is the ability of its network in providing
a customised service delivery system to each of its clients. Through
the WBN partnership, it is committed to delivering the highest level
of service to all its clients in the countries the partner firms