Allianz Life Promotes Jesse Kling to Senior Director Actuary

  Allianz Life Promotes Jesse Kling to Senior Director Actuary

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MINNEAPOLIS -- October 18, 2012

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life^®) named Jesse
Kling as senior director actuary for the Profitability Management department.
In this role, Kling will be responsible for advising the company’s executive
leadership team on actuarial issues while leading development and design of
financial systems and analytical policies to sustain the company. Kling will
lead product development, product management, risk management and financial
development efforts. He reports to the Vice President of Profitability
Management, Ross Bowen.

“Jesse is committed to the financial security of Allianz Life and ensuring our
financial strength remains one of our greatest assets,” said Bowen. “As we
continue developing innovative products that can help people achieve more
retirement security, he will be a great addition to the senior leadership
team.”

Kling started his career at Allianz Life in 2002 as an actuarial assistant
where he managed the maintenance of the valuation system to estimate financial
positions of the fixed annuity business, along with completing financial
analysis for new products, regulations and accounting practices. He was
responsible for communicating and advising senior and executive leadership on
the monthly and quarterly financial results. In 2007, Kling earned a role as
an actuary on the Profitability Management Team where he led junior actuaries
in the management of new and in-force business profitability. He directed
cross-company committee meetings with several divisions and developed a
controlled environment for the testing of actuarial models while collaborating
on product development.

Kling holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota in
Duluth, Minn. He is a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries and a member of the
American Academy of Actuaries.

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
 
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