Sinéad Browne and Tracey Hunt appointed CEO and Deputy CEO of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE, United Kingdom

Press Release | November 26, 2018 | London
Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS) has announced that Sinéad Browne will assume the role of AGCS UK CEO in addition to her responsibilities as Chief Regions and Markets Officer, subject to regulatory approval. Tracey Hunt has been appointed Deputy CEO for AGCS UK. Both appointments will take effect from January 1, 2019. Current AGCS UK CEO, Brian Kirwan will leave at the end of 2018.

Ms. Browne joined the AGCS Board in 2012 as Chief Operating Officer, before moving to her current Chief Regions and Markets Officer role earlier in 2018. Originally joining Allianz Group in 1993, she has since held progressively senior roles in underwriting, organisational and strategy development and operations at Allianz Ireland, Allianz SE and Allianz Re. Ms. Hunt joined AGCS in September 2012 as Head of Growth Markets, Energy. She has held her current Regional Head of Energy role since January 2015. Reporting directly to Sinéad Browne, as Deputy CEO, AGCS UK, Ms. Hunt will have oversight across all lines of AGCS’ lines of business, as well as overseeing key client and broker relationships in the UK. She will retain her current responsibilities as Regional Head of Energy for Regional Unit London going forward.

Sinéad Browne commented: “Under Brian’s leadership AGCS UK is positioned strongly for the future. I would like to thank Brian for his contributions and we at AGCS wish him the very best for the future.” Ms. Browne continued, “I’m very pleased to welcome Tracey to the position of Deputy CEO for the UK. With over 20 years’ working in insurance, her wide-ranging market experience across underwriting, broking, claims and consultancy is an ideal fit for the role. We will work closely together in partnership with clients and brokers to drive the business forward and continue to deliver innovative solutions to help our customers navigate the complex world of current and emerging business risks.”

Sinéad Browne
Tracey Hunt
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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