Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) strengthens broker relationships in the UK with new appointments

Press release | October 10, 2018 | London

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), Allianz Group’s specialist carrier for corporate insurance business, today announced the appointments of Lee Brewer as Senior Broker Relationship Manager and Harriet Tiplady as Broker Relationship Manager. Based in London within the Market Management team, they will have responsibility for pipeline and relationship management with major global and mid-market brokers. The appointments are also designed to drive brokers’ understanding of AGCS’ risk appetite across all lines.

With over 17 years of insurance industry experience, Lee Brewer previously served for four years as a Broker Relationship Manager for AIG in London, having started with AIG as a London Market Development Manager. Before this, Lee spent 12 years in increasing senior positions at AVIVA, ending his time there as a Business Development Manager.  Harriet Tiplady joined AGCS in 2017 as a Senior Sales Analyst having moved from Allianz UK where she was a Key Account Developer focusing on Personal Lines Brokers.  Prior to this, she spent nearly four years at Zurich, starting on the Graduate Programme before moving to the role of Data Analyst – Customer, Distribution and Market Management.

Brian Kirwan, UK CEO, AGCS said, "Lee’s wealth of market-facing experience and ability to build strong relationships with brokers will position us well to support customers’ understanding of today’s and tomorrow’s complex risks and, will ensure we continue to deliver  relevant and innovative products and services. I look forward to working with him to develop new relationships with brokers and build on existing ones, as we continue to expand our offering in the UK."

“Harriet has made a positive impact and become an integral part of the Market Management team since she joined us in 2017,” continued Brian Kirwan, “She has demonstrated the ability to successfully communicate AGCS’ strengths and differentiators to our brokers and how we help our customers understand and protect themselves from risk.”

Lee Brewer
Harriet Tiplady

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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