John Myler appointed to senior role at Allianz Australia

28 January 2016

Allianz is pleased to announce John Myler has been appointed to the position of Chief General Manager Market Management, effective 1 February 2016.

John has nearly 20 years experience in the insurance industry with a strong focus on customer experience, most recently as the Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Global Assistance – Australia (AGA). John also previously held the position of General Manager – Direct at Allianz Australia.

During his career, John has demonstrated a practical approach to strategic thinking and innovation, and has proven success in building brands and fostering high performance. John successfully led the transformation of AGA’s operations, both growing the business and its profitability.

Commenting on the appointment, Allianz Managing Director, Niran Peiris, said “I am looking forward to working with John in his new role as head of Market Management. I am confident John will make a strong contribution to our business and his drive and ideas will help us deliver continued success.”

About Allianz Australia
General Insurance Company of the Year 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009*
Best General Insurance Company of the Year 2014, 2012, 2010, 2007, 2006**
Workplace Gender Equality Award 2015, 2014
Women’s Council Employer of the Year Award 2013

Allianz Australia delivers a wide range of personal, commercial and corporate insurance products and services to more than 2.5 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