Allianz Life names director of Strategy and Business Development.
Global Banking News-January 22, 2016--Allianz Life names director of Strategy and Business Development
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Global Banking News - 22 January 2016
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America has said that it has appointed Sara Viker Althoff as the director of Strategy and Business Development in the Marketing division.
In her role, Althoff manages new market strategy projects and collaborates with cross-functional stakeholders to assess the viability of new concepts. She also oversees strategies that meet the company's changing business, distribution and consumer needs. Althoff will report to assistant vice president of Business Strategy and Development, Emily Reitan.
Most recently, Althoff was vice president in the Deposit Product Group at Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) in Minneapolis. Previously, she held vice president roles with the Wells Fargo Client Insight and Business Strategy area (NYSE: WFC) and the Client Strategy Solutions & Marketing group. Althoff also held various senior leadership roles with Piper Jaffray (NYSE: PJC)/U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) in Minneapolis and AgriBank, FCB in St. Paul, Minnesotta.
A provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global company in the financial services industry with 147,000 employees worldwide.
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