Allianz Life Promotes Emily Reitan to Assistant Vice President, Strategy and
MINNEAPOLIS -- February 22, 2013
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) named Emily
Reitan to the role of assistant vice president of Strategy and Business
Development responsible for developing the company’s future market strategy.
Reitan will lead a cross-company strategic team to evaluate, assess, and test
growth options for Allianz Life. Reporting to Chief Marketing Officer, Nancy
Jones, Reitan will work with executive leaders to identify and research future
development opportunities for the company.
“Emily’s knowledge of our business and the industry will be critical to how we
research and prioritize the strategic options we have in front of us to grow
our business,” said Jones. “Her knowledge of products, distribution channels
and finance will help ensure we maintain a disciplined approach to our future
Strategic business development has been an area of focus throughout Reitan’s
tenure with Allianz Life. Prior to her promotion, Reitan held a role as
director of executive projects where she managed the Office of the CEO and
reported to President and CEO Walter White. In that role, she led key
strategic projects on behalf of the CEO and coordinated deliverables for the
parent company, Allianz SE, along with other operating entities within Allianz
globally. Before that, Emily was the chief financial officer for Questar
Capital, a subsidiary of Allianz Life. Prior to joining Allianz Life in 2005,
Reitan was a senior financial analyst for Cardinal Health based in San Diego.
Reitan received her Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and political science
from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash. She also earned a Master
of Arts degree in international economic policy from American University in
Washington, D.C. Reitan is a Financial and Operations Principal and holds
FINRA Series 7 and 24 registrations.
About Allianz Life
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best
Companies to Work For in 2013, 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.
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Sara Thurin Rollin, 763-765-6703
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