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Allianz Claims promotes internally for two directors
Allianz Commercial has promoted Margaret Scott as director of claims strategy and customer experience and Lee Watts as director of technical claims.
Both will continue leading their current teams and report to chief claims officer Graham Gibson.
As head of claims strategy and customer experience, Margaret has led transformation in areas such as data, digital technology, agile and workforce planning to ensure that the Allianz claims proposition is well positioned to support future trading. Prior to that, she led the supply and experts team.
As head of technical claims, Lee remodelled the teams’ structure and approach, adapting the Allianz proposition to an increasingly complex claims environment. Over the last two years in particular, he led the Allianz response to Covid-19 Business Interruption claims.
Margaret and Lee have been members of the Claims Management Committee for six and five years respectively.
“I’m personally very pleased to see this recognition of their commitment to Claims,” Graham Gibson commented. “These promotions acknowledge their contribution to developing a claims proposition that is market-leading.”
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The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 100 million* private and corporate customers in more than 70 countries. Allianz 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 is one of the world’s largest investors, managing around 790 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers. Furthermore, our asset managers PIMCO and Allianz Global Investors manage 1.7 trillion euros of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we are amongst the leaders in the insurance industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2021, over 150,000 employees achieved total revenues of 148.5 billion euros and an operating profit of 13.4 billion euros for the group.
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