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Allianz announces new graduate talent manager

Press release   •   Aug 13, 2018 10:14 BST

Jules Harrison, graduate talent manager

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.

He commented: “After working in graduate recruitment for over ten years, advising clients on their recruitment processes, I wanted the chance to take ownership of my own scheme. I’m passionate about supporting early careers and I’m really excited to join the team. I’m looking forward to using my expertise to recruit the best talent for Allianz.”

Jules previously worked for Target Recruit, a specialist graduate recruitment company. As client manager he oversaw the attraction and selection of talent for a range of businesses including financial services, engineering and construction.

Jost Wahlen, head of learning and development, added: “Jules is a great addition to our team bringing with him a wealth of experience and knowledge of graduate recruitment. We’re very proud of our scheme and look forward to further developing it, and the opportunities we offer our talented recruits.”


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.

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