Aon partners with KANETIX SaaS to launch new quotation tool

CNW Group

Solution will make online quotations easier for consumers

TORONTO , July 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc. (Aon) has partnered with KANETIX SaaS to deliver a national auto and property insurance quoting solution for its Affinity customers. Aon's Affinity programs provide insurance solutions for member associations and professional organizations, allowing their members to benefit from enhanced service and special rates.

The online quoting tool will help program members save time and seek insurance products on their own schedule. The solution also delivers best-in-class online quoting across desktop and mobile devices.

"Aon is thrilled to make the insurance process easier and more convenient for our customers," said Kevin Morman , business leader, Aon Affinity Canada. "People lead busy lives, and they want to secure solid insurance coverage in a way that works for them."

Aon's partnership with KANETIX SaaS is unique, as the company typically works with insurance carriers. By working with an insurance broker, KANETIX SaaS is now helping customers access the benefits of an insurance broker with the ease of using a direct writer.

"We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to offer our broker product to Aon," said Craig Hopkinson , vice president, KANETIX SaaS. "This is KANETIX SaaS' first national broker project and this partnership affirms our belief that brokers are adjusting their strategies to have more control and broader reach for their quoting solutions and be where the consumer is – online."

About Aon

Aon plc (AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 66,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and technical expertise. Aon has been named repeatedly as the world's best broker, best insurance intermediary, reinsurance intermediary, captives manager and best employee benefits consulting firm by multiple industry sources. Visit www.aon.com for more information on Aon and www.aon.com/manchesterunited to learn about Aon's global partnership and shirt sponsorship with Manchester United.  

Media Contact for Aon:

Stephen Barrigar , Vice President and Director, Marketing and Communications
Aon Risk Solutions
t +1.416.868.5724
m +1.416.473.3843 
stephen.barrigar@aon.ca 

About KANETIX® SaaS

KANETIX SaaS partners with many of Canada's largest insurance brands to build and continually enhance their online insurance quoting platforms.  We are industry experts in helping partners to acquire and convert shoppers to consumers online.  Using our responsive design approach, our solutions reside where our partner's consumers are - desktops, tablets, mini tablets and smartphones.  Our reporting and web analytic skills allow partners to optimize Quoter throughput while measuring and adjusting digital marketing expenditures.  KANETIX SaaS develops INNOVATIVE.  PARTNER BRANDED.  ONLINE SOLUTIONS.

About KANETIX®

Launched in October 1999, KANETIX was Canada's first online insurance marketplace and today provides over a million quotes per year to consumers looking for insurance, as well as comparisons for mortgage rates and credit cards. 

The KANETIX comparison service is a one-stop shopping environment for consumers. Each day, thousands visit the KANETIX website to comparison shop their various financial needs. Shoppers choose what they want to compare, obtain a quotation and complete an online application or, with the help of KANETIX connect with the provider to purchase or apply for the product over the phone. 

Through its Software as a Service team, KANETIX is also the leading provider of online insurance quotation technology, developing online quotation systems, mobile solutions, actuarial tools and websites for many of Canada's largest insurance brands. 

SOURCE Kanetix

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Contact:
For more information, visit KANETIX.ca or contact: Natasha Carr, 416.599.9779 ext. 343, publicrelations@KANETIX.ca, KANETIX Ltd.
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