Allianz Worldwide Care has appointed five new 'heads of sales' to cover different regions including Asia and Africa. Allianz Worldwide Care specialises in providing international health and life insurance to organisations and private individuals living or working abroad.
Gordon Delaney is appointed to head of sales for northern, eastern and central Europe, responsible for these regions from his London base. Delaney has worked at Allianz Worldwide Care for over 13 years, previously taking on roles of sales manager in the UAE and senior sales in Western Europe.
Michael Baltes is appointed as head of sales for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, responsible for the sales and distribution within these regions. Michael joined Allianz Worldwide care 10 years ago and previously held the role of senior sales manager, based in Munich.
Cheryl Beattie, head of sales and distribution for the Middle East will now have her role expanded to cover Africa, based in Dubai. Beattie has 15 years senior sales experience, previously working for Bupa and GE Capital.
Tobias Meckert is appointed as head of sales for Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Meckert is responsible for driving sales across the Asia Pacific region. Bringing with him a wealth of expertise, Tobias has held number roles across Allianz Group in Germany, Russia, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Australia, and Qatar.
Sandra Asin is appointed to regional head for Latin America, where she is responsible for establishing Allianz Worlwide Care’s latin America hub and driving business development activities across the region. Bringing with her 18 years of experience, Asin has previously worked for International Health Insurance Danmark a/s (IHI), Bupa , Global Benefits Group, and Best Doctors Insurance.
Andrew Searle, head of global business development at Allianz Worldwide Care, looks after the new appointments. Andrew is based in Dublin and has over 20 years’ experience. Within his position, Andrew is responsible for managing the regional sales teams and for developing the company’s global value proposition for the large and mid-sized corporate sector.