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Allianz partners with WES

Press Release   •   Feb 08, 2019 10:40 GMT

Allianz has become a partner of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES).

The new partnership demonstrates Allianz’s commitment to bringing more female employees into the engineering industry and developing a more diverse workforce. As a company partner, Allianz will attend events run by WES to learn about and share good practice as well as advertising engineering vacancies on the WES website job boards and newsletters, to reach a larger network.

Allianz’s director of engineering, construction & power, Chris Little, said:

“This is an issue that I am particularly passionate about and I am delighted that Allianz is partnering with WES to inspire and support women to achieve their potential as engineers.

“Attracting women to engineering roles is unfortunately a common challenge and one that Allianz Engineering, Construction & Power also faces. Our partnership with WES supports our diversity programme and will enable us to access best practice advice in hopefully welcoming more women into engineering.

“Our broader commitment to an inclusive workplace includes attracting, supporting and advancing women who work with us. I am excited about the community we want to build and hope it will grow and inspire more women to join us”.


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The information contained in this press release relates to Allianz Insurance plc. Allianz Insurance plc 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 88 million retail and corporate customers. Allianz Group 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 Group 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 1.4 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 the leading position for insurers in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2017, over 140,000 employees in more than 70 countries achieved total revenue of 126 billion euros and an operating profit of 11 billion euros for the group.

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