Allianz UK appoints new chief information security officer

Posted: 13 March 2020

Allianz UK  has appointed Jamie Whitcombe-Jones to the role of chief information security officer.

Reporting to chief operating officer Stephanie Smith, Jamie will have company-wide responsibility for information security across Allianz Insurance and LV=GI.

Prior to joining Allianz, Jamie was programme director at Bupa, where he led the global transformation of information and cyber security . Previous to this he was the head of information security and transformation at Centrica.

For the last 5 months Jamie has been Allianz Insurance ’s cyber security programme manager.

Stephanie Smith, chief operating officer, Allianz Insurance commented: “With LV=GI now part of our Allianz family we recognise the increasing size and complexity of our cyber agenda and this new role reflects our larger customer and employee base. Jamie has a wealth of experience in leading and delivering for regulated businesses and following his superb job shaping our cyber programme over the last few months, I have no doubt he’ll excel in this role.”

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