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Press release   •   Jan 08, 2016 10:45 GMT

Allianz Commercial is pleased to announce the promotion of Hannah Woolford to distribution manager for Birmingham and the Midlands, effective from 1 January 2016.

Hannah, who is ACII qualified, joined Allianz in 1998 and has worked across the claims, commercial and engineering divisions. Starting as claims assistant she progressed to claims business consultant and more recently has held the position of account development manager for engineering.

In her new role, Hannah will be an active member of the regional branch leadership team, with direct responsibility for broker account and client management. As distribution manager, Hannah’s main objective will be to build and maintain lasting relationships and developing profitable business with all intermediaries in the region.

Jason Howes, regional manager, Birmingham, Allianz Commercial, commented: “It is excellent that we have been able to promote from within to fill this key position. With 17 years of experience, Hannah is highly skilled and very knowledgeable. Hannah’s focus will help us to broaden our regional footprint and strengthen ties with our broker partners.

He added: “I have no doubt that she will help us to maintain the highest standards of Allianz technical expertise.”


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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