30 November 2017Insurance

Allianz appoints head of operations

Allianz Insurance has appointed Dave Gill to the role of head of operations.

In this role, Gill will assume the responsibility for leading all speciality operations for business lines including corporate partner pet, Petplan and Allianz Musical Instruments.

Gill joined Allianz in 2010 as the Petplan sales contact centre manager and was promoted to the role of head of operations, corporate partner speciality, in 2013. In 2014, he moved to the role of head of operations, home and motor, and in 2016 also took over responsibility for overseeing the Bristol claims handling centre.

Gill previously held roles at Scottish and Newcastle Retail and Carphone Warehouse before joining 3UK managing all aspects of the inbound telesales channel including sales, marketing and delivery.

Stephanie Smith, Allianz’s chief operating officer, commented: "I’m really pleased to have Dave in this critical operational role for Petplan. His career at Allianz has demonstrated his versatility and he has an excellent understanding of operational issues. Investing in the talent of our people is important for us as a business and employees and customers alike will enjoy the benefit of someone as experienced as Dave overseeing operations."

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