Allianz Life Hires Kari King as Director of Integrated Marketing Planning

  Allianz Life Hires Kari King as Director of Integrated Marketing Planning

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- November 7, 2013

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) named Kari
King as the new director of Integrated Marketing Planning in the Marketing
division. In this role, King is responsible for collaborating with partners
throughout Marketing to coordinate the prioritization of the overall marketing
strategy. She also directs the marketing media strategy for Allianz entities
across the United States. Her team will position the brand messaging for
company events and product marketing. King reports directly to the Senior
Director US Marketing, Brand and Creative Services, Julia Gutz Moller.

“With the marketing experience that Kari brings, our brand identity as a
leader in retirement, insurance and annuities will continue to grow,” said
Gutz Moller. “Kari’s ability to develop and successfully implement marketing
strategies is a great benefit to Allianz Life.”

King has over 20 years of marketing experience. Prior to joining Allianz Life,
King worked for Ameriprise Financial, Inc. in Minneapolis for six years. Most
recently, she was a marketing director in the Client Acquisition area
developing marketing programs for prospective clients, financial advisors and
franchisees. Prior to that, King led the marketing strategies for Ameriprise’s
high value client loyalty programs. She also built client engagement through
special offers and webcasts. Before that, King worked at Carlson Hotels
Worldwide (currently known as Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group) in Minneapolis,
where she held director roles in the marketing department from 2000 until

King also gained marketing experience by holding various manager and director
roles with companies in Minneapolis including National Car Rental, Northwest
Airlines Corporation and The Lacek Group, a customer engagement marketing

King holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with St. Olaf College in Northfield,
Minn. She also has a FINRA Series 7 registration.

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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