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Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty names Ulrich Kadow as new Head of Canada

Allianz Group's specialist corporate insurer, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), announced the appointment of Ulrich Kadow as chief agent for Canada effective immediately.

PRESS RELEASE - New York. 12. May 2015.

Based in Toronto, Kadow will lead AGCS's commercial insurance business in Canada and will report to Arthur Moossmann, president and CEO of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty North America.

"Canada is an area of strategic importance for Allianz. Successful initiatives such as the introduction of our mid-market Package & Multiline product, the start-up of the Entertainment practice, the creation of dedicated Financial Lines teams for Professional Indemnity, Directors & Officers, and Errors & Omissions, and the solid growth of products in Marine, Aviation, Property, Liability, Energy and Engineering underscore our commitment to the region," said Moossmann. "Under Ulrich's leadership, we will continue to provide exceptional service and support to our existing clients and partners and look to further develop our business interests in Canada in the future."

Since 2006, Kadow has held a variety of positions within AGCS in Europe, Asia and North America and was most recently global head of Package & Multiline where he established the mid-market Property, Liability and Engineering business in Canada, Asia, South Africa, Australia and Denmark.

Kadow earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and an M.S. in Computer Science from University of Technology Munich TUM. He also holds the CPCUdesignation.

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