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Zurich has won the overall Brokers Ireland 2017 Excellence Award at a ceremony held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dublin last night. It was based on a comprehensive survey of impartial financial brokers who said the number one priority for them was competitive value for consumers, followed by competitive charges. They also rated highly criteria such as financial strength and innovative product design.

Pictured are (l-r) Diarmuid Kelly CEO Brokers Ireland; David Warren Chief Investment Officer in Zurich Life; David O’Dowd, Managing Director, Zurich Life; Jonathan Daly Head of Retail in Zurich Life, Joe Creegan, Head of Corporate in Zurich Life and Cathal Lowe, President, Brokers Ireland

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Friday 10th November, 2017
 
“DECOMPLEXIFYING” FINANCIAL PRODUCTS IS CHALLENGE OF THE NEXT DECADE SAYS BROKERS IRELAND CHIEF
 
Zurich has been declared the overall winner of Brokers Ireland 2017 Excellence Awards at a ceremony held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dublin last night following a comprehensive survey of impartial financial brokers undertaken by W5 and independently reviewed by Cooney Carey.
 
In the survey financial brokers said the number one priority for them was competitive value for consumers, followed by competitive charges. They also rated highly criteria such as financial strength and innovative product design.
 
Diarmuid Kelly, Chief Executive of Brokers Ireland, which represents 1,300 broker firms throughout Ireland presented the overall award to Zurich Life.
 
Speaking after last night’s ceremony Mr Kelly said: “There is a crying need to decomplexify financial products and this is going to be a major issue over the next decade.”
 
“Study after study is showing us that even well - educated consumers have difficulty understanding basic financial products. And the insights from behavioural economics are showing us the folly of assuming that given certain facts we will behave rationally.
 
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