ALLIANZ YOUR COVER APPOINTS HEAD OF DIRECT

Press Release  •  Sep 14, 2012 10:32 BST

Allianz Your Cover Insurance is very pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Lott as head of direct following the departure of Andy James.

Jon makes his move to the UK business from his current role as head of direct in Allianz Australia where he was responsible for profit and loss of the business, including sales, customer experience and product and proposition development.

Jon will be responsible for developing and implementing the growth strategy of the Allianz Your Cover brand and creating a differentiated brand proposition.

Jon added: “I am excited to start my new role with the UK arm of the business. My aim is to deliver a customer centric approach and place Allianz Your Cover as a leader in the direct insurance market.”

Neil Brettell, director of speciality and direct, Allianz Retail, said: “I am delighted to invite Jon to Allianz UK and I’m sure he will use his wealth of experience to bring further growth to Allianz Your Cover.”

Prior to working for Allianz, Jon worked for Ageas in East Asia as deputy director alternate business where he worked with their joint ventures in the region to maximise the value of their direct business.

ENDS

Allianz Insurance is one of the largest general insurers in the UKand part of the Allianz SE Group, one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide and the largest property and casualty insurer in the world.  With approximately 142,000 employees worldwide, the Allianz Group serves approximately 78 million customers in more than 70 countries.

The mission of Allianz Insurance is to be the outstanding competitor in our chosen markets by delivering products and services that out clients recommend, being a great company to work for and achieving the best combination of profit and growth.

About Allianz Your Cover

Your Cover is a new breed of insurance product, offering cover that customers select to precisely match their own lifestyle and circumstances. Using an  easy to use ‘Quote and Buy' website, Your Cover makes it simple to design, obtain a quote and manage your insurance online.

The result of two years'research involving thousands of insurance buyers, Your Cover is a product from Allianz Insurance plc, which is a part of the global Allianz Group.

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