IVANS Recognizes Insurance Companies with Leadership Award for Excellence in Connectivity and Data Exchange
IVANS Leadership Award honors companies advancing insurer-agency-MGA interface and adoption of download and real-time solutions
Tampa, FL – Sept. 28, 2017 – IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, today announced the IVANS Leadership Award recipients. Presented at IVANS Connect, the awards honor insurers for excellence in increasing connectivity and automating data exchange across the independent insurance agency channel.
The IVANS Leadership Award recognizes carriers and MGAs that distinguish themselves in the advancement and innovation of carrier-agency connectivity. Awarded carriers are those companies that have displayed leadership in advancing agency connections, demonstrated innovative approaches to IVANS implementation, and driven exemplary initiatives around adoption of download and digital distribution. Award recipients include: Acuity Insurance Company, Hagerty Insurance, The Hartford, Merchants Insurance Group, Nationwide, Pekin Insurance and Travelers.
“Industry statistics continue to highlight the importance of ease of doing business that agencies evaluate when choosing insurer partners,” said Thad Bauer, vice president and general manager, IVANS Insurance Solutions. “Investment in connectivity between insurers, MGAs, and agencies is the cornerstone of enabling ease of doing business for stakeholders across the insurance lifecycle to focus time on servicing customers. As the industry’s exchange, IVANS continues to be the industry partner advancing connectivity, and we are proud to honor our insurer partners who are at the forefront of leveraging IVANS to automate data exchange and drive new profitable business opportunities.”
IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, is the insurance industry’s exchange connecting insurers, MGAs, agencies, and the insured. IVANS cloud-based software automates the distribution and servicing of insurance products. For more than 30 years, IVANS innovation and expertise has connected 30,000 independent insurance agencies and 380 MGA and insurer partners to enable millions of people to safeguard and protect what matters most in people’s lives.