Nadia Côté to lead Allianz Commercial in the UK


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Allianz today announced Nadia Côté has been appointed Commercial Managing Director UK, effective 1 May 2023, subject to regulatory approval.

In this new role, she will be leading the new integrated approach of Allianz Group in the commercial insurance business bringing together Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) UK, which focuses on large clients, and Allianz Holding’s UK commercial business under one strategy and approach.

Allianz Commercial will feature a single commercial lead in each country or region to represent the business for both mid-sized and large businesses with one face to the market, simplifying the experience of clients and distribution partners. In this new role, she will be reporting to AGCS CEO Joachim Mueller and Colm Holmes, CEO Allianz Holdings UK and lead the new integrated approach between AGCS’ and Allianz UK’s teams in the commercial insurance segment. She also continues to take responsibility for the wider AGCS Regional Unit London including Nordic countries.

With more than 25 years’ experience in corporate insurance, Nadia Côté has been with Allianz Group since May 2022 when she joined as Regional Managing Director for London & Nordics with AGCS. Prior to AGCS she was most recently Head of Major Accounts at Chubb Europe and before that she was country president for Chubb Europe in France for seven years. She started her insurance career as a Financial Lines Underwriter first at AIG and later at Chubb. 

AGCS CEO Joachim Mueller comments:

“Nadia will play a key role going forward to bring Allianz Commercial to life in the UK market. The powerful, integrated approach in a global model combined with strong local execution and delivery will help us to unleash our full potential in targeting new business opportunities and providing new solutions and a wider offering to our customers across the full commercial segment.”

Allianz UK CEO Colm Holmes comments:

“Allianz Commercial is all about our brokers and clients, and making it as easy as possible for them to engage with us.   Nadia is expertly positioned to lead our UK teams, presenting one face to market across commercial – keeping the trusted relationships and local know-how that our brokers and clients value, while providing global support and expertise.”


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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