Allianz Insurance has appointed Andy Roberts to the position of head of data, claims.
In his newly created role, Andy will lead a team of data experts to deliver insights, projects and solutions for the Claims team. He will also be responsible for developing the data and analytics strategy for claims utilising Allianz UK recent investment in advanced data capabilities.
Prior to joining Allianz Andy worked for Thermo Fisher Scientific, a US biotech company after previously working for IBM.
Allianz’s head of claims strategy and customer experience Margaret Scott said:
“I am really pleased to welcome Andy to this newly created role. This helps to demonstrate our ambition to become a digital by default business by harnessing our data to improve our overall customer experience.
“Andy brings a wealth of experience from different industries and I have every confidence that these skills will strengthen the claims team”.
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 86 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 over 650 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers while our asset managers Allianz Global Investors and PIMCO manage an additional 1.3 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 a leading position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2016, over 140,000 employees in more than 70 countries achieved total revenue of 122 billion euros and an operating profit of 11 billion euros for the group.