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Jan 24, 2019
Allianz partners with FPT Group to enter Vietnam market
Allianz announces its intention to enter the general insurance sector in Vietnam through a digital joint venture to be set up with the FPT Group – driving long-term success in the market and expanding Allianz’s footprint in Asia. The signing ceremony took place on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Allianz announces three senior leadership appointments: Birgit König, currently the Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Deutschland’s private health insurer Allianz Private Krankenversicherung (APKV) and Member of the Board of Management of Allianz Deutschland, will head the international unit Allianz Digital Health (ADH) with effect from April 1, 2019.
Allianz Africa has announced the appointment of Adja Samb as the Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Senegal. Adja will manage both life and non-life entities in Senegal. Allianz Africa has also announced the appointment of Xavier Laurent, previously CEO of Allianz Senegal, as the regional Head of Market Management. Both appointments are effective January 1, 2019.
There will be cars without drivers, cars can be hacked like computers and you will possibly be able to get five to six hours of sleep while driving from Munich to Hamburg or from San Francisco to San Diego. Here are eight ideas about the car of the future.
Acquisition of 51 percent of PNB Life Insurance Inc. / 15-year exclusive bank distribution agreement with the 4th largest private commercial bank in the Philippines / Transaction aims for growth through strategic partnerships in important insurance markets
Current shareholders Euler Hermes (50.1%) and EOS (49.9%) intend to sell 100% of their shares to CRIF, with a closing expected in February 2016 / International business information group CRIF is an ideal candidate and provides continuity / Euler Hermes and EOS will maintain their long standing business relationships with Bürgel in the future
Between 1920 and 1948, seven British High Commissioners held the fate of Palestine in their hands. Their task was to ensure the peaceful coexistence of the individual population groups. Prof. Dr. Bernard Wasserstein is addressing the rule of the Commissioners in the Holy Land as an Allianz visiting professor this winter semester.
Karsten Löffler, managing director of Allianz Climate Solutions, just returned from some very exhausting and exciting days in Paris at the UN Climate Change Conference. Here, his assessment of the outcome.
Allianz has taken a further step in its growth strategy in Africa and will start operations in Kenya. Kenya is the twelfth country where Allianz Africa is present. Allianz is already among the leaders of the market in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central Africa, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Madagascar, Mali, Republic of Congo, Senegal and Togo. The insurance business in Africa is run by Allianz Africa, a subsidiary of Allianz France.
“Startups offer a tremendous source of digital innovation and untapped efficiencies to the financial industry” says Marc Oerke, Head of Allianz Digital Corporate Ventures. He is screening startups, talking to their founders. And sometimes he invests. Three deals were recently closed: with Argus Cyber Security, QuanTemplate and Urgent.ly. In our interview he explains why Allianz invested in these companies and why startups and the whole ecosystem around them are so important – even vital – for the insurance business of the future.