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Allianz Legal Protection appoints new underwriting manager

Press release   •   Sep 11, 2018 10:40 BST

Allianz Legal Protection (ALP) has appointed Sanchia Groves LLM FCII to the newly established role of underwriting manager, Legal Protection.

As part of the ALP management team, Sanchia will be responsible for leading ALP’s technical excellence agenda, the daily management of the Technical team and setting the direction of ALP’s After the Event (ATE) and Before the Event (BTE) underwriting footprint.

Prior to joining ALP in 2014 as a senior underwriter and team leader, Sanchia held the position of senior casualty underwriter at Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe Limited.

Peter Dobie, head of legal protection portfolio management said:

“We pride ourselves on the professional development of our people, so I’m delighted to see Sanchia take the next step in her career.

“This appointment not only demonstrates ALP’s strength in depth, but also our commitment to investing in capabilities that support our business partners. I have no doubt Sanchia’s broad business experience and in-depth technical knowledge will allow us to build and reaffirm our partnerships further.”


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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