Retirement of Jonathan Poole, Allianz’s Chief General Manager, Sales & Distribution

Sydney, 21 March 2014

Jonathan Poole, Chief General Manager of Allianz's Sales and Distribution business has announced his intention to retire on 31 December 2014.

Jonathan has been with Allianz for 14 years. Originally hired to develop the organisation’s e-business capabilities, Jonathan’s role quickly expanded to assume responsibility for the Financial Institutions Division and ultimately Sales and Distribution activities for the company.

Commenting on Mr Poole’s intention to retire, Managing Director, Niran Peiris, said, “Jonathan has made a significant contribution to the success of the Allianz business.”

“Jonathan’s professionalism, drive and deep understanding of the complexities of the insurance business is widely recognised and respected across the insurance industry.”

“I want to thank Jonathan for the strong business outcomes he has consistently delivered over the years, particularly for the sales and distribution capability and culture he has crafted with the support of his team,” Mr Peiris said.

Allianz Australia
Large General Insurance Company of the Year 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009*
General Insurance Company of the Year 2012, 2010, 2007,2006**

Allianz Australia delivers a wide range of personal, commercial and corporate insurance products and services to more than 2 million policyholders. Over 50% of Australia’s top 200 BRW-listed companies have some form of insurance cover with the group and the group provides workers compensation services to around one-fifth of Australian employees.

*Australia & New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards
**Australian Banking and Finance Insurance Awards