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Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) UK appoints Chris Strong as Head of Environment Impairment

PRESS RELEASE - London, 13th April 2016

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has appointed Chris Strong to the role of Head of Environment Impairment Liability for Regional Unit London with immediate effect.

Chris is a specialist in Environment Liability insurance having worked in the industry for over 12 years. He is also a qualified Environmental Scientist with consultancy experience. Located in Manchester he will spend time in both the London and Manchester offices. This will complement his extensive network throughout the UK and the AGCS growth plans.

EIL cover offers solutions addressing pollution legal liability, contractors’ pollution liability as well as pollution excess in the construction, energy, manufacturing and real estate segments. As some companies bear higher environmental risks than others, this product was created to address coverage gaps involving the environment and/or human health, which often involve costly and complex legal expenses.

Tim Galloway, AGCS Head of RUL Liability, commented: ‘This is an exciting time with the opportunity to further grow in the EIL market. We are now able to offer our clients and broker the full suite of products, something we know they are interested in. With Chris, and other recent appointments, we are well positioned to deliver a truly excellent global product.’

Arthur Lu, AGCS Head of Global Environmental Impairment Liability, commented: ’EIL is a growth market for AGCS not just in London but across the globe. With Chris joining the team we are delivering on our promise of having technical expertise where the client needs it – putting them at the centre of our business.

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