Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Strengthens Energy team with Senior Underwriter appointment

Press Release | September 11, 2017 | London

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), Allianz Group’s specialist carrier for corporate insurance business, continues to build its energy team with the appointment of Anthony Vassallo as Senior Underwriter leading downstream energy for AGCS’ Regional Unit London (RUL), which includes the UK, Ireland, Dubai, Russia, the Nordic Region, Australia and New Zealand.  Based in London and reporting to Tracey Hunt, AGCS Regional Head of Energy in London, Anthony brings extensive global downstream expertise to the existing team.

Anthony Vassallo has been with Allianz since 2003 working on specialty lines across the London Market, Europe, Asia and South America on both underwriting and distribution sides of the business. Most recently, he was responsible for strategy within the Marine and Energy, Chief Underwriting Office (CUO) team based in London. Prior to this, Anthony led AGCS’ Marine and Energy team in South America, based in Rio de Janeiro.

Commenting on his appointment, Tracey Hunt said: “Anthony’s appointment reflects the talent and depth of expertise that we can draw on within AGCS. Over the last number of years, he has gained extensive first-hand experience and knowledge of the global energy market.  Anthony’s in-depth knowledge and experience will only enhance our existing team of underwriters, risk engineers and claims experts. This will ensure that we’re able to continue to provide the highest levels of service to brokers and clients based on a real understanding of their business and the truly global markets they operate in.”

Anthony Vassallo
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 34 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 210 countries and territories, employing almost 4,700 people of 70 nationalities. AGCS provides insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the Fortune Global 500 companies, writing a total of €7.4 billion gross premium worldwide in 2017.

AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor’s and A+ by A.M. Best.
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