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Allianz recruits largest number of Engineer surveyors in one year

Press release   •   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.”


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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