Based in Toronto, Kadow will lead AGCS's commercial insurance business in Canada and will report to Arthur Moossmann, president and CEO of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty North America.
"Canada is an area of strategic importance for Allianz. Successful initiatives such as the introduction of our mid-market Package & Multiline product, the start-up of the Entertainment practice, the creation of dedicated Financial Lines teams for Professional Indemnity, Directors & Officers, and Errors & Omissions, and the solid growth of products in Marine, Aviation, Property, Liability, Energy and Engineering underscore our commitment to the region," said Moossmann. "Under Ulrich's leadership, we will continue to provide exceptional service and support to our existing clients and partners and look to further develop our business interests in Canada in the future."
Since 2006, Kadow has held a variety of positions within AGCS in Europe, Asia and North America and was most recently global head of Package & Multiline where he established the mid-market Property, Liability and Engineering business in Canada, Asia, South Africa, Australia and Denmark.
Kadow earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and an M.S. in Computer Science from University of Technology Munich TUM. He also holds the CPCUdesignation.
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.