Allianz Partners UK and Ireland has appointed Patricia Moon as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Allianz Partners UK and Ireland. Patricia was most recently CEO of Allianz Partners Japan and succeeds Tim Tozer who stepped down from his role on 28th February 2023.
Tim has been CEO of Allianz Partners UK and Ireland since September 2018. From 1st March onwards, the UK and Ireland business will continue to benefit from his significant experience when he becomes non-Executive Chairman.
Patricia brings a depth of knowledge and wealth of industry experience gained from 20 years with Allianz in four different countries, across different lines of business and functions.
Since 2019, Patricia was CEO of Allianz Partners Japan after leading operations in the country for three years. In her role as CEO, she grew the business in Japan, while fostering people engagement and building up product and digital capabilities for the long-term.
Patricia comments: “I am delighted to now be leading the UK and Ireland business as CEO. I am passionate about our business and the impact it has in our customers’ lives. The team at Allianz Partners UK and Ireland are dedicated to helping people through some of the most challenging moments of their life: whether travelling, at home, or when behind a wheel. Ultimately our mission is to deliver great experiences and peace of mind to our customers and business partners and I look forward to fulfilling this mission together with the team.”
Before working in Japan, Patricia was Global Head of HR for Allianz Partners Group in Paris, where she worked on defining the global HR strategy and steering its implementation across more than 30 units worldwide. Patricia has also worked in various roles at Allianz SE in Munich as well as at Allianz Portugal.
As new CEO, Patricia will report to Alexis Obligi, Regional CEO for Western Europe, Latin America and MEA (Middle East and Africa). Alexis adds: “I would like to extend a warm welcome to Patricia and wish her well in her new role as she continues to drive forward the growth journey for UK and Ireland. At the same time, I would like to thank Tim for having developed the business significantly during his tenure and for continuing to provide his valuable support in his new role as Non-Executive Chairman.”
Patricia’s role was effective on 1st March 2023.