Allianz Commercial appoints Alastair Warren-Upham to lead Distribution in London market


Allianz has announced (21 August 2023) that Alastair Warren-Upham has been appointed Head of Distribution, London, Allianz Commercial in the UK, effective 1 September. 

The newly created role will assume responsibility for both the large-corp & specialty, and the mid-corp Distribution teams in London – providing simplicity for clients and brokers with a single point of contact across these segments.  It will be an essential part of the wider Distribution function that sits across all the trading elements of the newly integrated Allianz Commercial, which encompasses large-corp, specialty, mid-corp, digital/SME and engineering inspection.

Alastair first joined Allianz on the Graduate management programme in 2009.  Since then he has held various roles in underwriting, sales and market management, most notably as a Key Account Manager in London, a Strategic Account Manager, and London Market Manager (Commercial Branch Manager) for since 2019.

Nick Hobbs, Chief Distribution Officer UK, comments: “Alastair has a wealth of experience for this new role and is already well known across the London market.  We look forward to seeing the teams’ development under his leadership, presenting one united face to this key market and driving simplicity for customers and partners to unlock the best of Allianz’s solutions.”

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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.  

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