Allianz Life Promotes Tom Spangler to Senior Director, Operations Controls

  Allianz Life Promotes Tom Spangler to Senior Director, Operations Controls

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- September 27, 2012

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life^®) named Tom
Spangler as senior director, Business Unit Controls Office, in the Operations
division. In this role, Spangler will oversee the completion of operational
changes required by federal and state regulations, internal and external
examinations, as well as proactive risk management initiatives. In addition,
he will be accountable for sustaining and maturing Operations controls.
Spangler reports to Denise Settimi, vice president of Enterprise Operations
Control.

“Tom has extensive compliance knowledge and strong leadership skills that have
helped Operations manage the controls and regulatory requirements related to
our business,” Denise said. “I look forward to him continuing to drive a
culture of compliance and controls within Allianz Life.”

Spangler joined Allianz Life in 2010 as a principal controls consultant in the
Operations Controls department. Prior to that, he worked for The Hartford
Financial Services Group, Inc. in Woodbury, Minn. for two years as an
assistant director in Operations Compliance, where he led a department of
business unit compliance professionals. While there, he also held a role as a
compliance consultant for four years. Prior to that, Spangler worked for
American Express Financial Advisors, which is currently known as Ameriprise
Financial, Inc. in Minneapolis, Minn. for eight years as a manager and a
service consultant in the Retirement Plan Services department.

Spangler holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota in
Duluth, Minn. He also earned his FINRA Series 6, 7, 26, and 63 registrations.

About Allianz Life
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best
Companies to Work For in 2012, has been keeping its promises since 1896.
Today, it carries on that tradition, helping Americans achieve their
retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuities and life
insurance products. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz
Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry
with 142,000 employees worldwide. More than 78 million private and corporate
customers rely on Allianz knowledge, global reach, and capital strength to
help them make the most of financial opportunities.

Contact:

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Sara Thurin Rollin, 763-765-6703
sarathurin.rollin@allianzlife.com