Allianz has appointed Gary Tonks to the position of technical account development manager, Engineering.
In his new role, Gary will manage several key Allianz Engineering accounts. He will offer a high level of technical support to clients, as well as working with Allianz’s businesses development teams to win new business and then overseeing the transition of those accounts.
Gary joined Allianz in 2010 as an engineer surveyor, specialising in the Lift & Crane discipline. His responsibilities included thorough examinations on a variety of lifting equipment, as well as maintaining positive working relationships with clients. Since joining the company, he has gained an NVQ level 4 in Engineering Surveying of Equipment, Systems and Services, as well as achieving Incorporated Engineer status with the Engineering Council.
With almost 30 years’ experience in the engineering sector, Gary has previously worked for Tarmac Construction and Canadian powered access manufacturers, Skyjack.
Steve Ford, special services manager, Allianz Insurance, commented: “I’m delighted that we’ve been able to fill such a pivotal role internally, demonstrating the strength of Allianz’s talent pool and our commitment to investing in our people. Gary has a wealth of experience in the engineering sector, and I’m really looking forward to the knowledge he is going to bring to the Key Accounts team.”
Allianz Insurance is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz SE Group, the largest property and casualty insurer worldwide.
Around 85 million private and corporate customers rely on Allianz's knowledge, global reach, capital strength and solidity to help them make the most of financial opportunities and to avoid and safeguard themselves against risks.
In 2015, over 142,000 employees in more than 70 countries achieved total revenues of approximately 125.2bn euros.