Lauren Day (44) will serve as the company’s new Global Head of Communications and Reputation as of August 1, 2021. Day joins Allianz SE from Annycent Capital, a newly incorporated Luxembourg-based private equity firm focused on renewable energy infrastructure in emerging markets, where she was Head of Strategy and Capital Relationships. Prior to this, she was Chief Communications Officer of U.S.-headquartered Prudential Financial, Inc. She also served in senior communications and corporate responsibility positions for AXA and AIG. Earlier in her career, she was a Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow at KfW Bankengruppe.
As of August 31, Sabia Schwarzer (51) will leave Allianz on the best of terms and pass on the helm of Group Communications and Reputation. After 25 years at Allianz, spanning three continents and driving global communications in different leadership roles, Sabia Schwarzer has decided to pursue new opportunities and apply her leadership and transformation skills in a different environment.