Open GI and Academy strike new partnership agreement

Market-leading e-commerce specialists, Open GI, have today announced a new five-year deal with independent brokers, Academy Insurance Services Ltd.

The deal, which will run until 2019, sees Academy Insurance utilising various solutions that will assist in improving the quality of risks, with enhanced client screening, and increased business efficiencies.

In addition to Academy’s existing portfolio, the broker will be armed with additional technologies such as Open Address Look-Up, Sanctions Checking and Open Client Check – Open GI’s risk validation software which runs an automatic series of checks to third party providers, including Experian.

“The technology and expertise that Open GI provides is a key business enabler for Academy Insurance. We’ve been able to tailor the Open GI system to fit our own business requirements which will further improve our overall service.”

Dave Bard, Chairman, Academy Insurance Services Ltd, said:

“We are delighted to have Academy Insurance commit to this five-year partnership and look forward to continuing a strong working relationship over the coming years. We continue to invest heavily in the research and development of new products and are confident that Academy Insurance will benefit from this.”

Simon Hughes, Sales and Marketing Director, Open GI, commented:

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Notes to Editors:

Open GI is one of the leading technology partners to the General Insurance industry. Open GI provides a range of configurable insurance software to insurance brokers, underwriting agencies, insurers and MGAs in the UK and Ireland.

Its digital insurance solutions, which includes Mobius and Core, provide multi-line, multi-channel, multi-brand trading capability complemented by innovative eCommerce and mobile technologies.

Open GI is part of the Open International Group and has 550 staff across offices in Worcester, Dublin, London, Winchester, Milton Keynes, Skopje and Krakow.