Allianz SE

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Allianz SE is one of the largest financial services providers in the world, founded in 1989 and headquartered in Munich, Germany. On Fortune Global 500, it ranked 16 in 2006, 19 in 2007, 22 in 2008 and 20 in 2009.[1]


Financial services

  • Property-Casualty insurance
  • Life/Health insurance
  • Asset Management
  • Banking

Key group companies with different brands


Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve from 1987 to 2006, was recruited as an advisor to Allianz AG’s Pacific Investment Management Co. in 2007.[2]
Minoru Makihara, a member of International Advisory Board and Joint Advisory Council of Allianz, is a Member of the Senior Advisory Group to the Minister of Finance of Japan.[3]
The U.K. Life Peer Iain Vallance, Lord Vallance of Tummel, was Chairman of Allianz Cornhill Insurance plc until 2006 and is a member of the International Advisory Board of Allianz AG.[4]
Heinrich Weiss, a Member of International Advisory Board and Joint Advisory Council of Allianz SE, is Chairman of the Foreign Trade Advisory Council to the German Secretary of Economics and Labour.[5]



  1. CNN, Fortune Global 500, accessed 07 April 2010.
  2. Reuters, "Pimco hires Greenspan as consultant: report," 16 May 2007, accessed 07 April 2010.
  3. Business Week, Executive Profile: Minoru Makihara, accessed 13 March 2009.
  4. Allianz, International Advisory Board and Joint Advisory Council, accessed 24 March 2009.
  5. Business Week, Executive Profile: Heinrich Weiss, accessed 23 March 2009.