Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty appoints North American Aviation Underwriting specialist

Press release | July 20, 2017 | New York
Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty® (AGCS) announced today that Joshua Jeter has been named Underwriting Specialist, Aviation, effective immediately. In this role, Jeter will be responsible for generating new business, as well as supporting and further developing the underwriting strategy for Aviation.

“As we continue to grow our aviation business, it’s imperative we grow our team as well,” said James Van Meter, Aviation Practice Leader in the United States. “Adding someone with the talent and caliber of Joshua exemplifies our strong commitment to employ the very best underwriters in the industry.”

Before joining Allianz in July, Jeter spent almost six years with Ironshore Insurance Services as an Assistant Manager of Aviation & Reinsurance. In this role, reporting directly to the Global Head of Reinsurance, he worked to protect Ironshore’s global platform with external reinsurance. Jeter also was responsible for maintaining relationships with aviation managing general agents. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Mississippi, majoring in Risk Management & Insurance.

In 2006, Jeter joined the Air National Guard as an Aerospace Maintenance Technician in Mississippi. He spent nine years as a crew member for both the Alabama and Mississippi Air National Guard before being promoted to First Sergeant in the Alabama Air National Guard two years ago.

“We are very excited to add Josh to our team,” added Van Meter. “We believe his depth of knowledge and experience will help provide our brokers and clients with the world class service they deserve.”

Joshua Jeter

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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