Allianz Life Promotes Dave Stacy to Senior Director of IT Controls and Risk Management, Chief Information Security Officer

  Allianz Life Promotes Dave Stacy to Senior Director of IT Controls and Risk
  Management, Chief Information Security Officer

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- February 5, 2014

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) promoted Dave
Stacy to senior director of IT Controls and Risk Management and chief
information security officer. Stacy leads IT risk, controls and security
strategic planning and ensures consistency across IT and within the company.
In addition, he is responsible for protecting the company’s information assets
and technology. Stacy reports to Allianz Life Chief Information Officer, Jeff
Palm.

“Allianz Life delivers great results for the customer by protecting the
promises we make to them,” said Palm. “Dave’s proven experience will help us
maintain our risk management and IT security priorities to guard information
that is so important to our business.”

Stacy has more than 30 years of experience in IT security and risk management.
Most recently since 2011, he was a senior IT manager for Allianz Life where he
led teams responsible for identity and access management and network security.
His teams administered company firewalls, data loss prevention technologies
and coordinated incident management. Prior to that, Stacy was the owner and
principal consultant of D. W. Stacy & Associates in Blaine, Minn. from 2009 to
2011. In that role, he led the implementation of fraud detection software to
enhance information security for a twin-cities based healthcare company.

Prior to that, Stacy was a director with Thrivent Financial in Minneapolis
where he gave strategic direction for the Information Risk Management and
Assurance program from 2007 to 2009. He was also a director in Enterprise IT
Security & Controls with St. Jude Medical, Inc. in St. Paul, Minn. for more
than five years. Stacy gained extensive IT experience by holding managerial
and analyst roles in IT security and risk management for various organizations
such as Guidant Corporation (currently part of Boston Scientific Corporation
in St. Paul, Minn.), UNUM Corporation in Portland, Maine and Bell Atlantic
Network Services, Inc. (currently Verizon Communications in Arlington, Va.)
since 1981.

Stacy has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa.
He also holds Master of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees
from Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind.

About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best
Companies to Work For in 2014, 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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