Allianz International Company & Specialty (AGCS) has introduced the appointment of Phil Curtis as world head of human assets, efficient April 1. Curtis (pictured above) succeeds Dr Melanie Gillig, who’s transferring to Allianz SE as program lead for Future Work. AGCS employs 4,250 folks throughout 31 international locations.
Curtis joins AGCS from his present function as head of HR and alter at Allianz SE. in that function, he managed HR for two,000 staff working in Allianz Group’s headquarters unit. Curtis’ earlier HR administration roles at Allianz embody head of world HR operations at Allianz International Buyers. Previous to becoming a member of Allianz in 2012, Curtis held quite a lot of HR positions in world monetary providers firms, together with UniCredit and UBS.
In his new function, Curtis will spearhead numerous initiatives to make AGCS an employer of selection for present and future staff. Precedence focus will probably be on attracting, creating, and retaining expertise to help the corporate’s progress technique and driving additional progress of its cultural transformation journey.
“I’m very happy to welcome Phil to AGCS and have him on board,” mentioned Bettina Dietsche, chief working officer and AGCS board member. “His world enterprise expertise and HR experience is a superb addition to our crew, and I stay up for working along with him to allow our additional progress and drive expertise attraction and growth.”
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Gillig joined Allianz Group in 2007 and has been with AGCS since 2015, first as regional head of HR for CEE, earlier than transferring into the function of world head of HR in January 2020.
“I wish to thank Melanie for her strategic management of our HR crew and powerful engagement in her function in our enterprise turnaround and cultural change program,” Dietsche mentioned. “As well as, throughout her time at AGCS, she enabled a variety of versatile working and wellbeing initiatives for our world employees through the pandemic.”