Press Release

QBE named Insurance Company of the Year at 2016 US Captive Services Awards

New York, NY – QBE North America, an operating division of QBE Group, was recognized as 'Insurance Company of the Year' at the 2016 U.S. Captive Services Awards held during the annual Vermont Captive Insurance Association Conference (VCIA) held in Burlington, VT.

QBE won this prestigious award based on its versatility in serving the captive insurance industry, particularly in its specialist area of medical stop-loss. The organization was also commended on its dedicated captive underwriting team and customer care commitments focusing on risk management, claims adjudication, and reimbursement explanations.

"QBE is honored to receive this award, and show that our hard work and determination are paying off. As one of the largest underwriters of medical stop loss coverage in the United States, this award proves our dedication to Risk Managers and the medical stop loss market," said Philip Giles, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for QBE North America's Accident & Health business, who accepted the award for QBE.
The U.S. Captive Services Awards are sponsored by Captive Review and recognize and reward those providers of captive insurance products and services who have outperformed their competitors and demonstrated the highest levels of excellence.

About QBE
QBE North America is part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, one of the largest insurers and reinsurers worldwide. QBE NA reported Gross Written Premiums in 2015 of $4.6 billion. QBE Insurance Group's 2015 results can be found at Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, QBE operates out of 43 countries around the globe, with a presence in every key insurance market. The North America division, headquartered in New York, conducts business through its property and casualty insurance subsidiaries. QBE insurance companies are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best and "A+" by Standard & Poor's. Additional information can be found at, or follow QBE North America on Twitter.

Carla Ferrara, Vice President, Corporate Communications & Branding, 212.497.9604,