Top women at Allianz

Sylvie Ouziel joined Allianz in February 2012 as Chairwoman of AMOS SE. She has more than 20 years of experience working with international consulting firms. Prior to her new role, she was Global COO for Accenture in Paris, where she was responsible for operational business performance, internal transformation programs and assisting with communication to industry and financial analysts. In her consulting capacities, Ouziel supported various global companies in shaping and developing business and IT global shared services.
Elisabetta Petrucci iscurrently Head of Strategies Developmentat Allianz Italy. Beforebeing appointed to thisposition inOctober 2010,shewas Head of Strategic Planning(2005 - February 2007) and Head of Life Business (February 2007 -September 2010). Elisabetta Petruccigraduated in Business Administration at Bocconi University. She joined Allianz in 2005.
Brigit König, CEO of Allianz Private Krankenversicherungs-AG, recommends women who aspire to be top managers to stay true to themselves. "And stay away from management literature you can buy at the airport."
Silke Grimm is Chief Financial and Administration Officer and Member of the Board of Euler Hermes Kreditversicherungs-AG. She likes meeting new challenges in her job every day. "It is good to look for mentors who will give you feedback."
Sinéad Browne is Chief Personnel and Risk Services Officer of Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty. She would like to tell women, who aspire to be top managers, that the way up is often not reached best directly. Her own CV is characterized by side steps.
Tereresa Godinho, CEO of Allianz Portugal, places great importance on trusting yourself. "They should give their best every day and not think about the future," Teresa Godinho recommends. Then the next step will come naturally.
Helga Jung
Since January 2012, Helga Jung is member of the Board of Allianz SE. In her career she never felt disadvantaged or advantaged in being a woman. Her advice to all young colleagues - male or female - is pretty simple: "Do your job as well as you can and trust your own opinion rather than being swayed by what your boss might expect."
Astrid Kaltenegger joined Allianz in 1991 in Group Legal Services. She is currently Head of Allianz4Good and H3 Business Management. Prior to this, Kaltenegger was COO of the Allianz Alternative Assets Holding GmbH.