Ms Regina Skibińska was awarded the title of the Journalist of the Year in the 10th edition of the Contest of the Polish Insurance Association for journalists. The Management Board of the Polish Insurance Association awarded this title for articles published in “Rzeczpospolita” daily. And the first place in Leon Kozicki’s Contest for the best theses organised by the Polish Insurance Association went to Ms Agnieszka Zajfert of the Faculty of Economic Sciences of University of Warsaw for the thesis entitled “The bonus-malus system and the driver’s age in calculating the premiums for comprehensive coverage in Poland”. The thesis advisor was Professor of the University of Warsaw Wojciech Otto, Ph.D.
The second place in the Leon Kozicki’s Contest went to Mr Daniel Sobiecki of the Warsaw School of Economics for the thesis entitled “Modelling premiums for the third party vehicle insurance”. The thesis advisor was Professor Maria Podgórska, Ph.D. The third place went to Mr Wawrzyniec Gilewski of the Faculty of Law and Administration of University of Warsaw for the thesis entitled “Current problems in the field of retail insurance mediation services against the background of legal changes”. The thesis advisor was Ms Magdalena Szczepańska, Ph.D.
Like every year, in the Journalism Contest organised by the Polish Insurance Association, apart from the main award, two more distinctions were awarded. Award for the Best Insurance Article of the Year went to Ms Agnieszka Jasińska of “Dziennik Łódzki”. The Management Board of the Polish Insurance Association awarded a distinction for an article on insurance fraud entitled “A woman dies four times to obtain insurance compensation under false pretences”.
Award for the Insurance Newcomer of the Year went to Mr Jakub Wołosowski for articles published at “Wirtualna Polska”.
The Management Board of the Polish Insurance Association would like to extend their congratulations to all who participated in this year’s contests and encourage all to take part in next year’s edition.