Allianz Legal Protection (ALP) has announced the promotion of Mike Wildy to the role of senior business developer.
Mike will be responsible for positioning ALP within the Commercial After the Event (ATE) insurance space. He will provide market insight, with particular emphasis on distribution through specialist brokers, and will also support the growth of solicitor distribution in the personal injury market.
Mike joined the ALP underwriting team in 2008 and, most recently, as senior underwriter has lead new business acquisition and relationship development across the ALP’s ATE and Before the Event (BTE) portfolios.
Prior to starting at Allianz Mike worked for PRO Insurance Solutions leading a team responsible for dividend payments before moving into audit, due diligence and commutation of large US and London Market reinsurance arrangements, specifically per event and catastrophe programmes.
Mike also holds a Law Degree and is studying for his CII Diploma.
David Vine, business development manager, commented: “We are delighted that Mike is joining the development team at this exciting time. The legal expenses market in the UK continues to evolve and ALP is in an excellent position to respond to these changes.We continue to be at the forefront of delivering innovative, profitable and sustainable ATE solutions across our portfolio and we look forward to Mike being a key part of our development.”
Allianz Insurance is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz SE Group, the largest property and casualty insurer worldwide.
Around 85 million private and corporate customers rely on Allianz's knowledge, global reach, capital strength and solidity to help them make the most of financial opportunities and to avoid and safeguard themselves against risks.
In 2015, over 142,000 employees in more than 70 countries achieved total revenues of approximately 125.2bn euros.