Allianz Insurance has appointed Lee Watts to the position of head of claims technical.
In his new role Lee will take responsibility for the technical team and become a member of the Claims Management Board.
Lee joined Allianz in November 2015 as head of casualty claims, having previously worked at QBE for eight years in a variety of claims positions.
Allianz’s chief claims officer, Graham Gibson commented:
“I am very pleased to welcome Lee to the position of head of claims technical. Since joining Allianz in 2015 he has built upon the strengths of the casualty team and I have every confidence that he will do the same in his new role. I look forward to his wider contribution to the Claims Management Board”.
Allianz Insurance is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz Group.
The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 86 million retail and corporate customers. Allianz customers benefit from a broad range of personal and corporate insurance services, ranging from property, life and health insurance to assistance services to credit insurance and global business insurance. Allianz is one of the world’s largest investors, managing over 650 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers while our asset managers Allianz Global Investors and PIMCO manage an additional 1.3 trillion euros of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we hold a leading position in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2016, over 140,000 employees in more than 70 countries achieved total revenue of 122 billion euros and an operating profit of 11 billion euros for the group.