Allianz Holdings appoints Alison Rayner as Chief Compliance and Corporate Affairs Officer


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Allianz Holdings has appointed Alison Rayner to the newly created position of chief compliance and corporate affairs officer, effective from February 2023.

In this role, Alison will be responsible for setting a clear strategy for the organisation in terms of compliance and conduct relating to customer, clients, reputation, assets and the interests of stakeholders, as well as corporate and regulatory affairs.

Alison joins Allianz from Aviva where she is currently group compliance and financial crime risk director. Prior to this, Alison has also worked at RSA, BGL and Direct Line Group and is highly experienced in all aspects of compliance.

In her new role, Alison will report to Colm Holmes, CEO, Allianz Holdings, who comments: “I’m delighted to be welcoming Alison to this new position. The appointment of a chief compliance and corporate affairs officer continues Allianz’s investment in our second line of defence and builds on the great work already undertaken and ongoing in our Compliance team. Alison has an impressive track record and strong reputation in our market and is an extremely valuable addition to our Executive Committee.”

Alison Rayner added: “This is a very exciting time to be joining Allianz and helping to play a part in developing its compliance strategy. The team at Allianz share my passion for doing the right thing for the customer and I will be championing that approach whilst setting a strategy for the business to navigate the fast-changing regulatory environment.”

The appointment is subject to regulatory approval.


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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