Press Releases 2016

Allianz Worldwide Partners names Matthias Wuensche as Director, Global Market Management and Innovation

01/12/2016

In this position, Matthias Wuensche will play a leading role in developing new product and service offerings and position Allianz Worldwide Partners as the partner of choice.


Franck Pivert is appointed Director of Direct & Digital Solutions for Allianz Worldwide Partners

20/10/2016

Franck Pivert, Director of the Direct & Digital Solutions business, is responsible for growing direct sales (B2C) and new digital solutions for Allianz Worldwide Partners, the B2B2C specialist whose aim is to diversify and digitise its services for travel insurance, automotive insurance, assistance and international health.


Isabelle Delorme is appointed Allianz Worldwide Partners Sales Director of France and Southern Europe

10/10/2016

Allianz Worldwide Partners announces the appointment of Isabelle Delorme as Sales Director for France and Southern Europe (Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Turkey). For France, she succeeds Noël Ghanimé who became CEO of the French entity in May. In office since May 1st 2016, Isabelle Delorme reports to Sylvie Ouziel, member of the Management Board of Allianz Worldwide Partners, CEO of Assistance and responsible for the Asia-Pacific region.


Allianz Worldwide Partners presents the latest mobility trends: from rescue drones to pollution monitoring apps

04/10/2016

In this XXth edition, Allianz Worldwide Partners and SoonSoonSoon reinvent mobility by exploring the latest mobility trends from all over the world. Here are the four trends of this past summer.


Sharing economy: twice as many Americans to use sharing economy services for their summer travel in 2016

19/09/2016

Allianz Worldwide Partners Sharing Economy Index for the US reveals that Familiarity and Trust Boost Non-Traditional and On-Demand Travel Services such as Airbnb, Uber, and Lyft for Value and Local Experience.


Summer vacation: American travelers heavily concerned about terror attacks, but maintain their travel plans to Europe

14/09/2016

Allianz Worldwide Partners releases the results of the Allianz Travel Insurance Vacation Confidence Index in the US, revealing almost a Quarter of Americans Will Cancel, Delay, Relocate, Change or Reconsider Travel Plans Before Taking a Vacation.


Allianz Worldwide Partners presents the latest mobility trends

05/09/2016

Allianz Worldwide Partners and SoonSoonSoon reinvent mobility by exploring the latest mobility trends from all over the world. Here are the two trends of the summer.


If you are going to catch’em all, catch’em safely urges Allianz Worldwide Partners

10/08/2016

Pokémon Go is the hottest craze right now. Since its release earlier this month, the reality game has been rolled out in over 35 countries and attracted over 100 million people to download it*.


Allianz Worldwide Partners supports Spanish cuisine to become a UNESCO World Heritage

09/08/2016

Allianz Worldwide Partners promotes the election of the 7 Gastronomic Wonders of Spain with the aim of proposing the Spanish Culinary Culture as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity to UNESCO.


Allianz Global Assistance suggests precautions Olympic Games-goers can take to reduce risks and enjoy the festivities more safely

28/07/2016

Allianz Global Assistance suggests precautions Olympic Games-goers can take to reduce risks and enjoy the festivities more safely.

More than 7 million tourists are about to head for Rio de Janeiro to enjoy the XXXI Olympic Games from the 5th to the 20th of August. Assistance and travel insurance specialists Allianz Worldwide Partners suggest some practical measures Olympic Games-goers can take to reduce risks to their health and safety, and help them to enjoy the Rio Olympic Games to the full.


What are Americans’ top European summer destinations?

28/06/2016

Allianz Worldwide Partners analyzed the number of travelers booked to European Destinations during Summer 2016 compared to Summer 2015.


Allianz Worldwide Partners (AWP) and Monolith Partners unveil the top 3 ‘connected health’ applications sought by consumers.

16/06/2016

AWP and Monolith Partners conducted the first worldwide study on connected health and on personal data protection, using the panel of Apple Watch owners. The study was carried out by OpinionWay.


Sylvie Ouziel takes the reins of the Assistance business and the Asia-Pacific region of Allianz Worldwide Partners

13/06/2016

Sylvie Ouziel is appointed a member of the Management Board of Allianz Worldwide Partners and CEO of Assistance, responsible for the Asia-Pacific region. In this position since January 1st 2016, she reports to Rémi Grenier, President and CEO of Allianz Worldwide Partners. She joins the B2B2C specialist whose mission is to enable companies to enhance their integrated service offers with travel insurance, assistance, motor insurance and international health solutions.


Allianz Worldwide Partners names a new Board of Management led by Rémi Grenier

19/05/2016

Allianz Worldwide Partners, the global specialist in assistance and insurance for the travel, automotive and international healthcare sectors, announces its new Board of Management, led by Rémi Grenier. Created in 2014, Allianz Worldwide Partners is Allianz’s B2B2C business that combines the strength, experience and expertise of Allianz Global Automotive, Allianz Global Assistance, and Allianz Worldwide Care.


Allianz Global Automotive becomes international insurance partner of car sharing provider SnappCar

09/03/2016

On March 1st, 2016 Allianz Global Automotive and SnappCar have entered into an exclusive International Framework Agreement (IFA) covering automotive related insurance products (motor third party liability and motor own damage) as well as assistance and additional services.


Claudius Leibfritz becomes the new CEO of Allianz Global Automotive and joins the Board of Management of Allianz Worldwide Partners

04/03/2016

Allianz Worldwide Partners, the global specialist in assistance and insurance for the travel, automotive and international health sectors, announces the nomination of Claudius Leibfritz as the new CEO of Allianz Global Automotive and a member of Allianz Worldwide Partners’ Board of Management.


Philips and Allianz Worldwide Partners launch connected health solution and services in Germany

25/02/2016

Philips personal health programs* include a combination of connected health measurement devices, app-based health programs and personal coaching.


Changes in leadership of Allianz Global Automotive

18/02/2016

Karsten Crede, CEO of Global Automotive and member of the board of management of Allianz Worldwide Partners, has decided to step down from his current role by the end of February.