Elena Edwards, Chief Markets Officer
Most recently CEO of Allianz Partners USA and Regional CEO for North America, Elena Edwards has been appointed Chief Markets Officer and member of Allianz Partners’ Board of Management, effective from February 1st 2022. In this role, Elena will focus on steering Allianz Partners’ business units across the globe to ensure growth and profitability. She will also continue in her role as Regional CEO for North America.
Elena first joined Allianz Partners in 2019 as the General Manager for the US Business Unit, where she provided executive leadership on strategy, prioritization and execution. Then in June 2020, Elena was promoted to CEO of Allianz Partners USA and in July 2021, she took on an additional role as Regional CEO for North America, successfully managing the US and Canadian Business Units. Prior to joining Allianz Partners, Edwards held a number of executive positions at General Electric and Genworth over 30 years, including 17 years in the insurance industry.