Allianz Asia Names New Regional CEO for Property & Casualty Business

Singapore, 28th February 2019 -- Allianz has appointed Claudia Salem as its new Chief Executive Office, Property & Casualty for Asia Pacific, effective 1 March.

Claudia is responsible for the P&L and functional development of Allianz’s Property & Casualty business in the region, including the long-term bancassurance relationship with Standard Chartered Bank. 

Based in the Singapore office, Claudia will report to the Allianz Asia Pacific Regional CEO and serve as a member of the Allianz Asia Pacific Regional Executive Board.

George Sartorel, Regional Chief Executive, Allianz Asia Pacific, said, “We look forward to having Claudia join our senior leadership team to lead our Property & Casualty operations in the region.  Claudia is an accomplished leader with extensive insurance and management experience, and she will be a great asset for Allianz as we continue to drive stronger growth and profitability in the region.”

Claudia joins Allianz from AIG, where she was most recently Singapore CEO and Head of Southeast Asia.  In her more than 15 year career at the business, Claudia served in various leadership roles across operations management, business development and customer solutions, with a track record for driving large-scale change management, service delivery and bottom line results.

Claudia received her Bachelors in Computer & Communications Engineering from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon and her MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Stern School of Business, New York University.

Claudia Salem