Allianz Insurance has appointed Tom Leonard as its regional manager for London.
Joining Allianz in 2007 as a corporate management trainee, Tom has undertaken various underwriting, trading and operational roles over the last 12 years. Working his way up from motor account manager, to operations manager, most recently Tom held the position of SME branch manager in Maidstone and Lancaster.
In his new role, Tom will be responsible for overseeing the London branches and their operation plus shaping the strategy for Allianz’s London market teams.
Allianz’s director of broker markets, Nick Hobbs said:
“It is a testament to the skills and talent of our people that we have been able to promote from within to fulfil this role. Tom has a proven track record of success in leadership and has been a great asset to Allianz.
“His invaluable skillset lends itself well to the further development of our regional proposition and I am very pleased to welcome him to the broker markets team”.
Tom replaces Helen Bryant, who has moved to the position of director of SME and corporate partnerships.
The information contained in this press release relates to Allianz Insurance plc. Allianz Insurance plc is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz Group.
The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 92 million retail and corporate customers. Allianz customers benefit from a broad range of personal and corporate insurance services, ranging from property, life and health insurance to assistance services to credit insurance and global business insurance. Allianz is one of the world’s largest investors, managing around 673 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers. Furthermore our asset managers PIMCO and Allianz Global Investors manage more than 1.4 trillion euros of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we hold the leading position for insurers in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2018, over 142,000 employees in more than 80 countries achieved total revenues of 131 billion euros and an operating profit of 11.5 billion euros for the group.
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