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Press release   •   Nov 06, 2015 10:17 GMT

Allianz Claims is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee Watts, who joins the company from QBE as head of casualty claims.

In his new role Lee will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of technical claims strategy and best practice across all casualty and disease claims.

Lee, who worked at QBE for eight years, most recently held the position of claims investigation services manager. During his time at QBE, he led a number of efficiency and indemnity initiatives resulting in multi million pound benefits and developed a target operating model. Lee had also been the technical SME for implementing guidewire across casualty claims, as well as more recently leading the implementation of analytics within casualty & motor claims.

Sarah Mallaby, head of technical claims, Allianz said, “I am delighted to welcome Lee to the team. He not only brings technical skills and knowledge but valuable experience of implementing claims management systems and claims analytics all of which is vital to deliver great customer service'.

“I am confident that Lee’s skills and experience will further strengthen our excellent claims management team and help us drive our claims strategy forward”.


Allianz Insurance is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz SE Group, the largest property and casualty insurer worldwide.

Around 85 million private and corporate customers rely on Allianz's knowledge, global reach, capital strength and solidity to help them make the most of financial opportunities and to avoid and safeguard themselves against risks. In 2014, over 147,000 employees in more than 70 countries achieved total revenues of approximately 122.3bn euros.

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