Allianz announces commercial regions restructure


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Allianz Insurance has announced changes within its commercial business to ensure a seamless service to brokers whilst maintaining great focus on its engineering propositions.

Following the changes, there are four regional managers, whose roles have been extended to include responsibility for the engineering construction & power (EC&P) distribution and underwriting operations, bringing together the former Commercial Broker Markets and the EC&P trading businesses.

These regional managers are:

  • Chris Everett – North (Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester), Northern Ireland (Belfast) & Scotland (Glasgow)
  • Mike Thomas – South (Southampton, Chelmsford, Maidstone)
  • Patrick Flannery – Midlands (Birmingham), South West (Bristol) and Wales (Cardiff)
  • Tom Leonard – London, Lloyds & London Market Real Estate.

Allianz’s aim is to expand its regional market presence and build on its expert focus whilst enabling simplicity, efficiency and agility in decision making. This will also create further opportunities for its people to develop themselves, with some new roles and broader responsibilities.

Also as part of the changes, led by chief distribution and regions officer, Nick Hobbs, Allianz has announced that Jonathan Oldfield is appointed to the newly created role of head of customer and distribution for EC&P. Jonathan will report to Nick, and work within and across the new regional structure, leading continued development of the EC&P specialism.

Nick Hobbs, said: “Bringing together the two parts of the business with different expertise and utilising their strengths to help each other, that is a great combination and has huge potential for further success.

“We believe this move sets us up to bring the best of Allianz to all of our customers and brokers.”


About Allianz

Allianz Insurance is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz Group,  a leading integrated financial services provider and the largest property and casualty insurer in the world.  

The mission of Allianz Insurance is to be the outstanding competitor in our chosen markets by delivering products and services that our clients recommend, being a great company to work for and achieving the best combination of profit and growth. We aim to achieve this by putting the customer at the heart of everything we do. 

Allianz is able to offer customers a wide range of products and services including home and motor and commercial insurance with full range of products and service for sole traders' right up to large commercial organisations.  

Allianz Insurance employs over 4,500 people across a network of 20 offices in the UK and the company’s Head Office is situated in Guildford, Surrey.  Our heritage and financial strength help make Allianz what it is today; a safe and trusted partner. Over 40 FTSE100 companies partner with Allianz.  youTalk-insurance sharing Allianz Insurance news and video


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