Allianz Insurance has appointed Dave Gill to the role of head of operations.
In this role Dave will take responsibility for leading all speciality operations for business lines including corporate partner pet, Petplan and Allianz Musical Instruments.
Dave joined Allianz in 2010 as the Petplan sales contact centre manager and was promoted to the role of head of operations, corporate partner speciality, in 2013. This role included the set up and operational delivery of a variety of new major partnerships.
In 2014 he moved to the role of head of operations, home and motor, and in 2016 also took over responsibility for overseeing the Bristol claims handling centre.
Dave previously held roles at Scottish and Newcastle Retail and Carphone Warehouse before joining 3UK managing all aspects of the inbound telesales channel including sales, marketing and delivery.
Stephanie Smith, Allianz’s chief operating officer, commented: “I’m really pleased to have Dave in this critical operational role for Petplan. His career at Allianz has demonstrated his versatility and he has an excellent understanding of operational issues. Investing in the talent of our people is important for us as a business and employees and customers alike will enjoy the benefit of someone as experienced as Dave overseeing operations.“
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.