Allianz Insurance has appointed Gary Davess to its Retail Division as director, specialty and direct, succeeding Neil Brettell who joined the Allianz Management Board as general manager, Retail Division in January this year.
In his new role Gary will be responsible for Allianz’s direct motor and home business, as well as Petplan. He joins the Company from Tesco Bank, where he was commercial director, having held responsibilities for Car, Home, Pet, Travel and Life insurances. He previously worked for RSA in a number of roles including commercial director, affinity business and personal lines underwriting director.
Neil Brettell, general manager, Retail, commented: “Gary brings a wealth of experience to this role and his input will be invaluable as we pursue our goal of becoming a top five retail insurer.”
Gary Davess added: “Allianz has set some challenging targets for the Retail business and I am excited at the prospect of playing a part in growing the business.”
Notes to Editors
1. 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 83 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 2013, around 148,000 employees in over 70 countries achieved total revenue of 110.8 billion euros.
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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.