CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Aug 25, 2015) - The Warranty Group, a leading global provider of warranty solutions and underwriting services, is proud to be recognized as the best extended warranty program provider as voted by the readers of TWICE magazine.

In its most recent issue, TWICE, the trade magazine for professionals in the consumer electronics and appliance industries, announced the winners in their 3rd Annual VIP Awards issue. This year is the first time the VIP Awards included a category for extended warranty program providers.

"The Warranty Group congratulates all TWICE VIP Award winners. We're honored to receive the inaugural award for the extended warranty program category," stated Justin Thomas, Senior Vice President at The Warranty Group. "For more than 50 years, we've partnered with consumer product retailers, manufacturers and distributors to deliver comprehensive, transparent and customer centric extended warranty programs. We're very pleased and appreciative that TWICE readers chose to recognize our efforts."

TWICE has more than 40,000 subscribers across its print and digital media channels and is recognized as the largest US publication serving the consumer electronics field.

About The Warranty Group: Celebrating more than 50 years of industry leadership, The Warranty Group is one of the world's premier global providers of warranty solutions and related benefits, with operations in more than 35 countries and nearly 1,700 employees. With Virginia Surety Company and London General Insurance as our wholly-owned insurance companies, The Warranty Group is a single-source solution that provides underwriting, claims administration, and marketing expertise to some of the world's leading manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of consumer goods including automobiles, homes, consumer appliances, electronics, and furniture, as well as specialty insurance products and services for financial institutions. For more information, visit