Allianz Life Promotes Dwan Norwood to Director in IT

  Allianz Life Promotes Dwan Norwood to Director in IT

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- November 30, 2012

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life^®) promoted Dwan
Norwood to director of Midrange Operations within the Information Technology
group. He will be responsible for IT infrastructure service delivery functions
along with technology solutions to support business plans for the company. He
will drive projects, solutions, and technology portfolios to ensure stability
of IT systems while managing vendor relationships. Norwood reports to the Vice
President of IT Infrastructure, Tom Mundt.

“Dwan consistently delivers high quality results and has established himself
as a trusted leader within our organization,” states Mundt. “During his time
with Allianz Life, he has made significant contributions to ensure more
effective operations and strategic planning. I am confident that Dwan will
have continued success in his new role.”

Norwood has more than 15 years of experience in Information Technology. He
originally joined Allianz Life in 2010 as a senior manager in Midrange
Infrastructure where he was responsible for implementation and operations of
Midrange Infrastructure including servers and network storage. Prior to that,
Norwood was a senior manager of Information Protection with Target Corporation
in Minneapolis where he led the Incident Management and Investigations team
responsible for information security incident response and network
investigations. Norwood also held roles as a senior manager for Boston
Scientific in Arden Hills, Minn. for five years. Prior to that, he also worked
for multiple organizations holding various technical and engineering roles.

Norwood holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business
administration/information systems from the University of Colorado in Colorado
Springs, Colo. He also earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from
the Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

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