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Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty is aiming to strengthen relationships with brokers in the Midlands, by appointing Judy King as Regional Development Manager (Midlands), based in Allianz’s Birmingham office.

As part of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty’s continuing expansion of its customer service team, Judy joins the newly formed group of Regional Development Managers (consisting of Dave Heeney, Guy Brett and Christina Reeve), reporting to Ryan Godfrey who coordinates all UK Regional broker relationships. Her role will involve working closely with Allianz Insurance plc, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty’s sister company in the UK, to develop opportunities for growth in this region.

Judy has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance market, most recently with Aon where she held a senior management role in the UK Marine Division.

Ryan Godfrey commented: “Judy is an important addition to our client and broker team and further demonstrates our commitment to the important UK Regional markets. Since the start of this year, we have substantially strengthened our presence in these markets and we will now be looking to expand our services to UK regional brokers in coming months”.


Contact: For more information or to schedule an interview with Ryan Godfrey, please call Hugo Kidston on 020 7877 3142 / 07881 803690 or email

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty UK
27 Leadenhall St
London EC3A 1AA

Notes to editors:

1. Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty is the Allianz Group’s specialist company for corporate and specialty insurance customers, within the UK and internationally. The company provides insurance and risk management consultancy across the whole spectrum of Marine, Aviation and corporate business, including Energy, Engineering, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability and Property insurance. See the Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty website for further details.

2. Worldwide, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty operates in over 70 countries through six major hubs: Germany, UK, North America, France, Asia Pacific & “Euro 8” (rest of Europe). It employs more than 2,000 people (300 in UK) and provides insurance solutions to more than half of the Fortune 500 companies, writing a total of €2.8 billion gross premium annually (2007).

3. The business has an insurer financial strength rating from Standard & Poor’s of AA (“very strong” with stable outlook, upgraded from a previous rating of AA- in 2007.).

4. In the UK, the business is headed up by Doug Pennycuick, with Philipp Cremer as Head of Market Management & Communication.

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