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Allianz welcomes 2019 graduate intake to the business

Press release   •   Sep 19, 2019 09:15 BST

Allianz 2019 Graduates

Enrolled across six schemes Allianz has welcomed 30 new graduates to its programme. With degrees ranging from Business Management through to Sports and Physical Education the graduates will gain extensive exposure to the business and wide ranging career skills.

The schemes are as follows:

  • Actuarial
  • Underwriting
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Claims
  • Management Trainee

New for 2019 is a graduate technical underwriting scheme entitled ‘a home for those who love data’ recognising the growing importance of data and pricing skills alongside traditional underwriting methods.

Alongside their rotation of business areas each graduate will also study for a relevant professional qualification such as CII, CIMA, ACCA and FIA. They will also receive support and training in core professional skills.

Last week they took part in an intensive induction week with presentations from CEO, Jon Dye, and members of the management board as part of their welcome to Allianz.

Allianz’s graduate talent manager, Jules Harrison commented: “We’re really proud of this scheme and the amount of talent that it attracts. More than 500 graduates have joined the Allianz programme since it began in 2000 and many remain with the business today, which really demonstrates the value of investing in our people.”

“I’m delighted to welcome the 2019 intake and it’s particularly pleasing that eight of our former summer interns will be amongst them. The experiences they will gain over the next few years will be invaluable and we wish them the very best of luck as they start their placements.”

Applications are now open for Allianz’s 2020 Graduate and Internship programmes. Further information is available at here.

ENDS

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 92 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 around 673 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers. Furthermore our asset managers PIMCO and Allianz Global Investors manage more than 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 2018, over 142,000 employees in more than 80 countries achieved total revenues of 131 billion euros and an operating profit of 11.5 billion euros for the group.

These assessments are, as always, subject to the disclaimer provided below.

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This document includes forward-looking statements, such as prospects or expectations, that are based on management's current views and assumptions and subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results, performance figures, or events may differ significantly from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Deviations may arise due to changes in factors including, but not limited to, the following: (i) the general economic and competitive situation in the Allianz Group's core business and core markets, (ii) the performance of financial markets (in particular market volatility, liquidity, and credit events), (iii) the frequency and severity of insured loss events, including those resulting from natural catastrophes, and the development of loss expenses, (iv) mortality and morbidity levels and trends, (v) persistency levels, (vi) particularly in the banking business, the extent of credit defaults, (vii) interest rate levels, (viii) currency exchange rates, most notably the EUR/USD exchange rate, (ix) changes in laws and regulations, including tax regulations, (x) the impact of acquisitions including and related integration issues and reorganization measures, and (xi) the general competitive conditions that, in each individual case, apply at a local, regional, national, and/or global level. Many of these changes can be exacerbated by terrorist activities.

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