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Allianz welcomes 32 new graduates to the business

Press Release   •   Oct 08, 2018 10:06 BST

The 2018 Graduate intake with Jules Harrison, graduate talent manager

Allianz has welcomed 32 graduates onto its graduate programme. They recently shared an intensive induction week with presentations from CEO, Jon Dye, and members of the management board.

Enrolled across six schemes (Actuarial, Underwriting, Finance, IT, Claims and Management Trainee) the graduates will gain extensive exposure to the business and wide ranging career skills.

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.

Allianz’s graduate talent manager, Jules Harrison commented: “The experiences our graduates will gain over the next two years will be invaluable for their future careers and we will support them every step of the way. We’re really proud of our scheme and recognise the huge importance of investing in talent; it’s also really pleasing that some of our summer interns have returned as graduates this year. We wish all the new graduates the best of luck to as they begin their placements.”

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Notes to editors:

CII - Chartered Insurance Institute

CIMA - The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

ACCA - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

FIA - Foundation in Accountancy

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.

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

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The statements contained herein may include prospects, statements of future expectations and other forward-looking statements that are based on management's current views and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results, performance or events may differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements.

Such deviations may arise due to, without limitation, (i) changes of the general economic conditions and competitive situation, particularly in the Allianz Group's core business and core markets, (ii) performance of financial markets (particularly market volatility, liquidity and credit events), (iii) frequency and severity of insured loss events, including 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 including the euro/US-dollar exchange rate, (ix) changes in laws and regulations, including tax regulations, (x) the impact of acquisitions, including related integration issues, and reorganization measures, and (xi) general competitive factors, in each case on a local, regional, national and/or global basis. Many of these factors may be more likely to occur, or more pronounced, as a result of terrorist activities and their consequences.

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