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The Allianz Ways of Working: Shaping the future of work

In August 2021, Allianz rolled out a set of Global Minimum Standards for its new Ways of Working (WOW) applicable to Allianz companies Group-wide. Flexibility, collaboration, and agility became the building blocks of the Allianz WOW standards that revolve around five key action points: flexible work & reduced travel, digital tools, health & well-being, lifelong learning, organization & culture.

Martin Lachmann: the fate of an Allianzer you should know

Martin Lachmann was dynamic, successful, self-confident, and loyal to the very end. And he was Jewish. He lived and worked for Allianz over many years until his work and life was destroyed in Nazi Germany by anti-Semitism and his fellow citizens. His grandson, Peter Haas, told Allianz his thoughts about his grandfather.

Allianz partners with World Economic Forum to set global standards for new work models

Allianz is the first German company to join the World Economic Forum (WEF) Partnership for global New Work Standards. The shared goal of partnership is to set new benchmarks for a healthy, resilient and equitable future of work across industries and countries.

Leadership changes at Allianz Asia Pacific and Allianz Direct

Anusha Thavarajah will become Regional CEO of Allianz Asia Pacific. Philipp Kroetz will become CEO of Allianz Direct.

Leadership changes at Allianz Africa

Effective November 1, 2021 Delphine Traoré becomes CEO of Allianz Africa. She retains her current responsibilities as COO.

Allianz brand value climbs 17 percent to over 15 billion USD in one year

Allianz was named the world’s ‘Best Insurance Brand’ again in Interbrand’s Best Global Brands ranking 2021, climbing five ranks to #34 of top 100 global brands. This represents the largest brand value increase since Allianz entered the 100 Best Global Brands ranking.

Further changes to Allianz SE Board of Management

Sirma Boshnakova appointed as Member of the Board of Management effective January 1, 2022 pending regulatory approval. Board mandates of Renate Wagner and Klaus-Peter Röhler to be extended and formally approved in February 2022. As previously announced, Andreas Wimmer appointed Member of the Board of Management effective October 1, 2021.

Short Biography: Andreas Wimmer

Andreas Wimmer, currently the chief executive officer of Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG (“Allianz Leben”), has been appointed as Member of the Board of Management to succeed Jacqueline Hunt as head of the asset management division and Allianz Life in the U.S.

Changes to the Allianz SE Board of Management

Allianz SE announces that Jacqueline Hunt wishes to step back from her day-to-day responsibilities as Member of the Board of Management and has been appointed a strategic consultant to Oliver Bäte, Group Chief Executive. Andreas Wimmer, currently the chief executive officer of Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG (“Allianz Leben”), has been appointed as Member of the Board of Management to succeed Ms. Hunt.