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Allianz Appoints Julia Zheng Kuik as Head of Corporate Development Officer, Asia
SINGAPORE APRIL 12 -- Allianz, the leading global financial services provider, today announced the
appointment of Julia Zheng Kuik as Head of Corporate Development, Asia Pacific. In this capacity, Julia will
have lead responsibility for Allianz’s business development agenda in the Group’s growth region, with a focus
on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and new partnerships.
She will also oversee the team of internal and external resources focused on the end-to-end management of
M&A-related activities, as well as broadening Allianz’s communications with the regional business and
With over 12 years of experience in M&A execution in the financial services sector, Julia most recently served
as Head of Business Development, Asia, for Insurance Australia Group (IAG). Prior to that, she was an
Executive Director at Goldman Sachs in New York and Hong Kong, where she focused on advising clients in
the insurance, asset management, and financial technology sectors.
Reporting into Regional CEO George Sartorel, Julia will also join the company’s Regional Executive Board,
which is responsible for setting and executing Allianz’s growth strategy in Asia. She graduated from Cornell
University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, and holds an MBA in Finance and Economics from Columbia
About Allianz in Asia
Asia is one of our three major growth regions. It is characterized by a rich diversity of cultures, languages and customs. Allianz has
been present in the region since 1910, providing fire and marine insurance in the coastal cities of China. Today, Allianz is active in 14
markets in the region, offering its core businesses of property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance and asset management.
With its more than 32,000 staff, Allianz serves the needs of over 18 million customers in the region across multiple distribution
The Allianz Group serves 86 million retail and corporate customers in more than 70 countries, making it one of the world’s largest
insurers and asset managers. In 2016, over 140,000 employees worldwide achieved total revenues of 122.4 billion euros and an
operating profit of 10.8 billion euros. Allianz Group managed an investment