Under its new leadership, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), the industrial insurer of Allianz Group, announces a comprehensive transformation program, “New AGCS”, to regain profitability and market leadership in the corporate and specialty insurance segment. Supported by a number of new leadership appointments, the company will strengthen its technical capabilities across its core underwriting and claims functions, streamline its organization and processes, enhance its current distribution and sales function and invest in digitalization to further evolve its core business and customer offering.
Joachim Mueller, AGCS CEO since December 2019, says “We will now focus our entire business under a new strategic direction. We will put technical excellence in underwriting before growth, simplify and strengthen our global model to ensure that we think and act as one team, and become more efficient, leaner and faster – benefitting us and our clients. Our joint ambition is set high: The ‘New AGCS’ will be the market leader in our target segments. We expect to see significant profitability improvements of our underwriting results from 2021 onwards and aim to achieve the full turnaround and transformation of our company by 2024.”