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08 July 2013 - Domestic & General wins Australian Business Award for 3rd Successive Year

Domestic & General is delighted to have been honoured for the third successive year in the prestigious Australian Business Awards.

Now in their eighth year, the awards are Australia’s most pronounced and influential method-assessed business award program, and are widely acknowledged as one of the most respected accolades spanning across the corporate, government and non-profit sectors.

The award is testament to the emphasis that Domestic & General places on providing the highest levels of service to our 2.5m customers in Australia, as well as millions more across the world. As one of the leading specialist warranty providers in the country, our role is to help our customers in times of need, and to make the appliance repair process as easy and worry-free as possible.

To achieve this, Domestic & General offers a range of innovative warranty products, and works closely with our manufacturing and retail partners to provide outstanding customer service. This collaboration includes our industry renowned TEQ (Total Excellence & Quality) awards, which have played a significant role in driving forward service standards throughout the repair industry. Based on feedback from customers, this information looks at every aspect of the repair process, and is shared with our partners to give them an invaluable insight into every aspect of their customer service.

Brett Hawgood, Country Manager for Domestic & General Australia said: “We are absolutely delighted to win the Australian Business Award for Service Excellence for a third time, and I am extremely proud of our entire team. We have worked very hard to build a culture of continuous improvement within the company and are all committed to ensuring that our customers continue to get the service they expect – and deserve.”

Ms Tara Johnston, Program Director, the Australian Business Awards says, “Domestic & General is a worthy recipient and has demonstrated a commitment to excellence that stands out amongst a dynamic field of Australia’s elite. The Australian Business Awards recognise our most innovative organisations, their outstanding achievements and contribution to the Australian economy. The awards raise the bar across all aspects of quality management and provide organisations with ways to review their business and product performance as well as identify their core strengths. An Australian Business Award solidifies Domestic & General’s place as a leader alongside our best in business.”


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Notes For Editors:

1. For more information, please contact Kylie Milton, Marketing Manager, on kylie.milton@domesticandgeneral.com

2. Domestic & General provides warranty services for UK and International clients and comprehensive product protection for more than fifteen million customers.

We were founded 100 years ago, and for the past 60 years we have been looking after people when their appliances break down. Today our primary focus is on providing product protection for major domestic appliances and consumer electronic products. Together with our manufacturing, retail and financial services clients, we provide warranty services for many major UK and International brands. We manage the whole warranty process, including: customer mailing; contact centres; repair networks; in-house administration; claims handling.

We operate across a number of different international markets, most notably in Germany, Spain, Australia, France, Italy and Portugal. To learn more about us, visit www.domesticandgeneral.com

3. Details regarding the Awards program can be obtained at www.businessawards.com.au