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Allianz Commercial names Lynn Taylor Birmingham branch manager 

Posted: 29 February 2024
Lynn Taylor, Birmingham branch manager, Allianz Commercial

Allianz Commercial has appointed Lynn Taylor to the position of branch manager, Birmingham.

Lynn, who joins Allianz from Aviva, will be responsible for all trading activity across the Midlands commercial insurance market, working in close partnership with Allianz’s Distribution teams to effectively establish the Allianz Commercial brand throughout the region.

In her new role, she will lead multi-disciplined underwriting teams, based in the regional flagship branch within the heart of Birmingham, to drive profitable growth of the largest single commercial market outside of London. She will also be accountable for the operational and service delivery to broker partners and customers.

In her most recent role as regional trading lead at Aviva, Lynn was responsible for the overall performance of the Midlands region. She oversaw trading activity, broker relationships and provided underwriting solutions.

Graham Stait, regional manager (Midlands & South West), Allianz Commercial, said:

“With over 30 years industry experience in trading with regional, national, and global brokers, Lynn brings with her an extensive knowledge of the Birmingham insurance market.   

She also has a proven track of building positive and long-standing relationships with brokers alongside a clear passion for developing high performance teams.  I’m delighted to welcome her to the team.”

Graham Stait, regional manager (Midlands & South West), Allianz Commercial

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Allianz Holdings plc is the non-regulated holding company which owns the principal insurance operations of Allianz SE in Great Britain including Allianz Insurance

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The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 122 million* private and corporate customers in more than 70 countries. 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 706 billion euros** on behalf of its insurance customers. Furthermore, our asset managers PIMCO and Allianz Global Investors manage about 1.7 trillion euros** of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we are among the leaders in the insurance industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2022, over 159,000 employees achieved total revenues of 152.7 billion euros and an operating profit of 14.2 billion euros for the group***.

* Including non-consolidated entities with Allianz customers.

** As of September 30, 2023.

*** As reported – not adjusted to reflect the application of IFRS 9 and IFRS 17.

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