Allianz Names Captain Rahul Khanna New Global Head of Marine Risk Consulting
Captain Rahul Khanna takes over key position as Global Head of Marine Risk Consulting from retiring Tim Donney for leading industrial insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).
PRESS RELEASE - London/Munich/New York City. May 22, 2014
Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) announced the appointment of Captain Rahul Khanna to Global Head of Marine Risk Consulting, effective July 1, 2014. In this position, Captain Khanna will be responsible for developing and executing the Marine risk consulting and loss prevention services across all regions, globally, leading a team of 20 consisting of former captains, maritime experts, and maritime engineers based in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific regions. He will replace Tim Donney who will retire in early July.
Captain Khanna joined Allianz in 2011 and was previously a Senior Risk Consultant at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in London within the Marine line of business, handling the loss control programs for large multinational clients, including surveys and site visits in close collaboration with clients.
Out of his 21 years of operational and risk management experience in the shipping and marine industry Khanna spent 14 years at sea as captain on tankers and bulk carriers. During the past five years he was responsible for large offshore projects from a marine warranty perspective, including surveying and managing risks within the marine and oil & gas industries.
Paul Carter Global Head of Risk Consulting at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, said, “I would like to thank Tim for his great achievements in building a highly professional marine risk consulting team, and congratulate Rahul who brings a wealth of shipping experience to the table. Our AGCS marine risk consultants are recognized for their world-class technical knowledge and outstanding customer service. I look forward to working closely with Rahul to build on the strong foundation that Tim built over his 11 years with AGCS and wish Tim all the best for his well-deserved retirement.”
Allianz is among the world’s leading marine insurers. AGCS’s marine risk consulting group is highly active in raising awareness of marine risks and routinely hosts training presentations for clients, brokers and industry associations to improve the industry’s overall safety awareness, also publishing a yearly Safety & Shipping Review.