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IVANS Recognizes Insurance Companies with Leadership Award for Excellence in Connectivity and Data Exchange

September 22, 2016

IVANS Leadership Award honors companies advancing carrier-agency-MGA interface and adoption of download and real-time solutions

Tampa, FL – Sept. 22, 2016 – IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, today announced the IVANS Leadership Award recipients. Presented at IVANS Connect, the awards honor insurance carriers 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 Download or IVANS Real-Time implementation, and driven exemplary initiatives around adoption of download or real-time solutions. Award recipients include: The Cincinnati Insurance Companies, Donegal Insurance Group, The Hartford, Mercury Insurance Group, Motorist Mutual Insurance Company, Nationwide, NYCM Insurance, and Safeco Insurance, a Liberty Mutual Company.

“Agency demand for carrier connectivity continues to rise as the entire independent agency channel moves to automate operations and optimize business relationships,” said Thad Bauer, vice president and general manager, IVANS Insurance Solutions. “As the industry’s largest digital distribution network, IVANS continues to be the industry partner advancing agency-MGA-carrier connectivity, and we are proud to honor our carrier partners who are at the forefront of leveraging the IVANS network to automate data exchange and drive new profitable business opportunities.”


IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, is the property and casualty insurance industry’s exchange connecting carriers, MGAs, and agencies. The IVANS open platform securely automates the exchange of policy, quote and market related information and connection opportunities. More property and casualty insurance companies rely on IVANS innovation and expertise than any other company to automate the insurance lifecycle and enable millions of people to safeguard and protect what matters most.

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