Allianz appoints GM Corporate and New Zealand

Allianz appoints GM Corporate and New Zealand

18 July 2016

Allianz is pleased to announce that Glen Drinnan has been appointed to the position of General Manager Corporate and New Zealand in the Broker and Agency Division, effective 15 August 2016.

Glen succeeds Michael Pocknee who has been appointed as the General Manager, Tailored Underwriting Solutions. Michael and his team will focus on building Allianz’s capability and service delivery in the area of Tailored Lines.

In his most recent role as Director of AFM, a large global property insurer and member of the FM Global Group, Glen led the local operations for Australia and New Zealand, which involved managing the local team and a number of large profitable insurance portfolios.

Allianz Australia Chief General Manager, Broker and Agency, David Hosking said, “I welcome the appointment of Glen Drinnan as the General Manager for Corporate and New Zealand. Glen brings to the role an enormous amount of management experience and is a welcome addition to the Broker and Agency Division.”

“I look forward to working with Glen, who will be responsible for continuing the strong growth and improvement in both our Corporate and New Zealand operations," he said.

With more than 20 years’ experience in insurance, both in Australia and in the Asian markets, Glen is also MBA qualified, holds a Graduate Diploma in Financial Services and is a Fellow of the Institute (ANZIIF).