Allianz appoints new CFO

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2018 09:21 BST

Allianz Insurance has appointed Fernley Dyson to the position of Chief Financial Officer, with effect from 1st January 2019. He will replace Mark Churchlow who is retiring after almost 30 years with Allianz.

Fernley is currently the CFO at Ageas, a role he has held since Jan 2012 when he joined the firm. Before joining Ageas, Fernley was with Aviva for seven years.

Allianz’s CEO, Jon Dye said:

“We are delighted that Fernley is joining our management board to take on the leadership of our Finance teams. He brings with him a wealth of experience in the insurance sector and has a strong track record in the fields of professional and financial services.

“I would also like to go on record to thank Mark for his tremendous contribution to Allianz over a considerable period, including holding the posts of Chief Actuary and CFO. Mark has played a key role in building our business including, most recently, the strategic partnership with LV=.”

The appointment is subject to regulatory approval.

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The information contained in this press release relates to Allianz Insurance plc. Allianz Insurance plc is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz Group.

The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 88 million retail and corporate customers. Allianz Group customers benefit from a broad range of personal and corporate insurance services, ranging from property, life and health insurance to assistance services to credit insurance and global business insurance. Allianz Group is one of the world’s largest investors, managing over 650 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers while our asset managers Allianz Global Investors and PIMCO manage an additional 1.4 trillion euros of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we hold the leading position for insurers in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2017, over 140,000 employees in more than 70 countries achieved total revenue of 126 billion euros and an operating profit of 11 billion euros for the group.

These assessments are, as always, subject to the disclaimer provided below.

Cautionary note regarding forward-looking statements

The statements contained herein may include prospects, statements of future expectations and other forward-looking statements that are based on management's current views and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results, performance or events may differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements.

Such deviations may arise due to, without limitation, (i) changes of the general economic conditions and competitive situation, particularly in the Allianz Group's core business and core markets, (ii) performance of financial markets (particularly market volatility, liquidity and credit events), (iii) frequency and severity of insured loss events, including from natural catastrophes, and the development of loss expenses, (iv) mortality and morbidity levels and trends, (v) persistency levels, (vi) particularly in the banking business, the extent of credit defaults, (vii) interest rate levels, (viii) currency exchange rates including the euro/US-dollar exchange rate, (ix) changes in laws and regulations, including tax regulations, (x) the impact of acquisitions, including related integration issues, and reorganization measures, and (xi) general competitive factors, in each case on a local, regional, national and/or global basis. Many of these factors may be more likely to occur, or more pronounced, as a result of terrorist activities and their consequences.

No duty to update

The company assumes no obligation to update any information or forward-looking statement contained herein, save for any information required to be disclosed by law.

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Allianz Insurance has appointed Fernley Dyson to the position of Chief Financial Officer, with effect from 1st January 2019. He will replace Mark Churchlow who is retiring after almost 30 years with Allianz.

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Allianz appoints new Luton development manager

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2018 11:01 BST

Allianz Insurance has named Alex Ktenidis as its new Luton development manager. The change in role will see Alex move from his current position as senior business developer in London.

Allianz celebrates ten years of summer internship scheme

Press Releases   •   Aug 16, 2018 09:40 BST

Allianz Insurance has welcomed 14 university students onto its 2018 Summer Internship Scheme.

Allianz announces new graduate talent manager

Press Releases   •   Aug 13, 2018 10:14 BST

Allianz has announced the appointment of Jules Harrison as graduate talent manager. In his new role Jules will be responsible for developing and delivering the graduate recruitment and development strategy for the UK business.

Allianz recruits largest number of Engineer surveyors in one year

Press Releases   •   Aug 07, 2018 09:52 BST

The ambitious growth plan of Allianz’s Engineering business has resulted in a significant expansion of its team of engineer surveyors.

So far this year, Allianz has specifically recruited an additional 30 engineer surveyors, taking the total number operating across the UK and Ireland to over 620. This is believed to be the largest number of any engineering inspection company. With an increasing demand for construction services in London, 60% of the new recruits will primarily focus on the capital in with the remainder more widely spread across the UK.

Allianz’s head of engineering inspection services, Martin Ball said:

“In 2017 our engineer surveyors inspected 3.6 million items of plant, in 134,000 different locations. These appointments reinforce our position as a market leading engineering inspection business. 

“I am delighted to further expand the team and welcome the new engineer surveyors to our inspection business. It’s great that we’ve been able to make this positive investment to further strengthen our expert led team.”


ENDS

The information contained in this press release relates to Allianz Insurance plc. Allianz Insurance plc is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz Group.

The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 88 million retail and corporate customers. Allianz Group customers benefit from a broad range of personal and corporate insurance services, ranging from property, life and health insurance to assistance services to credit insurance and global business insurance. Allianz Group is one of the world’s largest investors, managing over 650 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers while our asset managers Allianz Global Investors and PIMCO manage an additional 1.4 trillion euros of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we hold the leading position for insurers in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2017, over 140,000 employees in more than 70 countries achieved total revenue of 126 billion euros and an operating profit of 11 billion euros for the group.

These assessments are, as always, subject to the disclaimer provided below.

Cautionary note regarding forward-looking statements

The statements contained herein may include prospects, statements of future expectations and other forward-looking statements that are based on management's current views and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results, performance or events may differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements.

Such deviations may arise due to, without limitation, (i) changes of the general economic conditions and competitive situation, particularly in the Allianz Group's core business and core markets, (ii) performance of financial markets (particularly market volatility, liquidity and credit events), (iii) frequency and severity of insured loss events, including from natural catastrophes, and the development of loss expenses, (iv) mortality and morbidity levels and trends, (v) persistency levels, (vi) particularly in the banking business, the extent of credit defaults, (vii) interest rate levels, (viii) currency exchange rates including the euro/US-dollar exchange rate, (ix) changes in laws and regulations, including tax regulations, (x) the impact of acquisitions, including related integration issues, and reorganization measures, and (xi) general competitive factors, in each case on a local, regional, national and/or global basis. Many of these factors may be more likely to occur, or more pronounced, as a result of terrorist activities and their consequences.

No duty to update

The company assumes no obligation to update any information or forward-looking statement contained herein, save for any information required to be disclosed by law.

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The ambitious growth plan of Allianz’s Engineering business has resulted in a significant expansion of its team of engineer surveyors.

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PROFITS UP 17.5% AND THE PARTNERSHIP WITH LV= IS MAKING GREAT PROGRESS

Press Releases   •   Aug 03, 2018 10:01 BST

Chief Executive Officer, Jon Dye said: “Profits are up 17.5% over 2017 in challenging market conditions and the Combined Operating Ratio is 1.7% better than this time last year. These are very pleasing results. Revenues are broadly flat, which reflects the start of the transfer of Allianz’s personal home and motor business to LV=."

Allianz Legal Protection partner with Enable Law for ATE Insurance Scheme

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2018 09:30 BST

Allianz Legal Protection (ALP) has partnered with Enable Law, one of the UK’s leading specialist medical negligence law firms, which supports claimants across 7 regional offices in the South of England.

Allianz report reveals top concerns and challenges facing the UKs SMEs

News   •   Jul 25, 2018 13:30 BST

Research results are encouraging for insurance brokers who can offer expertise Independent research commissioned by Allianz Insurance found that SMEs believe a data breach is the biggest threat facing their business in 2018.

Talking about Tomorrow, today - Allianz experts release podcast series

Press Releases   •   Jun 27, 2018 11:30 BST

Allianz Insurance has released a new series of podcasts, entitled Tomorow, which discuss key global trends and the impact they may have on our lives in the future and the insurance industry.

Allianz names new Glasgow branch manager

Press Releases   •   Jun 22, 2018 08:45 BST

Allianz Insurance has appointed Kevin O’Neill as its new branch manager in Scotland. The new role will see Kevin move from his current position as Glasgow’s motor manager.

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