Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Strengthens Aviation Team in North America

Press Release | August 13, 2018 | New York

Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty® (AGCS) announced today that Scott Setzer has been hired as an Executive Underwriter for Aviation, and Adam Johnson as an Aviation Underwriter, effective immediately. Setzer will be based in Alpharetta, Georgia and Johnson in Denver; together they will focus on strengthening relationships with key brokers and clients, securing new business as well as providing general underwriting support to the overall Aviation business in North America.

“Both Scott and Adam bring a depth of experience and passion important to our brokers and clients,” stated Dave Warfel, Head of Aviation, North America. “Change is constant within our industry, but certain factors remain consistent to our success - such as the need for solution-oriented thinking and customer centricity. We are happy to welcome them to the team and look forward to their contributions.”

Setzer joins with more than 30 years of experience in the aerospace industry, having held positions at AIG Aerospace, Global Aerospace and Travelers. Most recently, he was Vice President with Berkley Aviation. Setzer holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation and a Master’s of Business Administration, both from Texas A&M University.

Johnson most recently was a Client Support Specialist for Transport Risk Management Inc. of Colorado, where he gained extensive insurance and risk management experience with Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Before this, he was a Certified Flight Instructor for The University of North Dakota (UND) Flight Operations as well as a Student Services Representative with their Aerospace Foundation. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Aviation Management from UND in Grand Forks.


Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. AGCS provides risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 12 dedicated lines of business.

Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film actors. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

We constantly strive to deliver the best for our customers through our global team of around 4,400 employees from over 70 nationalities in 34 countries worldwide. As the one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial strength ratings and a global network in over 200 countries and territories. In 2018, AGCS generated a total of €8.2 billion gross premium worldwide.

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