Allianz SE Supervisory Board Extends Mandates for Barbara Karuth-Zelle and Christopher Townsend through 2028

The Supervisory Board of Allianz SE announced today that it has extended the mandates of Allianz SE Board Members Barbara Karuth-Zelle, Group Chief Operating Officer, and Christopher Townsend, responsible for Global Insurance Lines, Global Commercial Insurance, Reinsurance, Anglo Markets, Iberia & Latin America, Middle East and Africa.

Notable birthdays: GDPR turns 5

On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. Viewed by many at the time with suspicion and dread, it has gone on to have a profound impact globally.

People Fact Book 2022: Fostering a culture of diversity, inclusion, and innovation

The 2022 edition of the People Fact Book is once again a snapshot of the Allianz workforce, highlighting key achievements over the past year. It provides comprehensive information on global and regional levels across the Allianz Group.

Remote work need not stop at the border

Allianz has embraced the flexibility of cross-border remote work as part of its new Ways of Working. Today, employees are eligible to work up to 25 days per year from outside their country of employment. Olaf Kliesow, Head of Global Reward, Performance and Mobility, explains what makes working remotely across borders both an achievement and a valuable benefit.

Allianz Trade announces CEO leadership change

Allianz Trade, the world leader in trade credit insurance, announces today that Aylin Somersan Coqui, currently Group Chief Risk Officer of Allianz SE, will become CEO and Chairperson of the Board of Management of Allianz Trade. This change is subject to regulatory approval, and follows the departure of Clarisse Kopff, who has decided to pursue a new leadership role outside of Allianz as of November 30, 2022.

CEO Oliver Bäte is “Personality of the Year” in German Diversity Award

The award represents Allianz`s unwavering engagement and our CEO's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I).

Allianz SE Simplifies Management Board Structure

To accelerate its strategy of simplicity at scale and to align the expertise of its safeguarding functions, Allianz SE today announced changes to its divisional setup, effective January 1, 2023.

Refinitiv Global D&I Index: top ranking for Allianz

Allianz is the most diverse and inclusive insurance company. According to the latest Refinitiv Global D&I Index, Allianz has been ranked number 1 in Insurance and number 1 in Germany. This is the third year in a row that we have achieved this outstanding result. Furthermore, Allianz is the only insurance company in the top 100 and the only German company among the top 30!

Engagement matters: The importance of recognition and rewards

Engaged employees outperform their peers who are not as engaged, and companies with high employee engagement are more profitable. It also improves the morale in the workplace and reduces absenteeism by as much as 41 percent.