WOMENETWORK Symposium Helps Women Financial Professionals Build Customer Experience Strategy

  WOMENETWORK Symposium Helps Women Financial Professionals Build Customer
  Experience Strategy

    The Allianz Life annual event focuses on enhanced customer service for
                               business success

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- March 12, 2014

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life^®) is sponsoring
its sixth annual WOMENETWORK^® Symposium connecting women financial
professionals from around the country. Symposium participants will attend
seminars, listen to guest speakers and share in real-life case studies to
develop customer experience strategies. An industry leader in Fixed Index
Annuities, Allianz Life sponsors the annual Symposium as a way to support and
develop women professionals in the financial services field.

“While our innovative products make Allianz Life unique among our competitors,
a positive customer experience will be the differentiator for our company and
each of these financial professionals’ practices,” said Sherri Du Mond, senior
vice president of Distribution Training for Allianz Life. “By providing the
WOMENETWORK Symposium, together, we can create a better experience for our
customers with each interaction.”

Held March 12-14 with more than 70 women financial professionals in
attendance, the WOMENETWORK Symposium features more than 10 guest speakers.
One guest speaker will include Stephen J. Harvill, president of Creative
Ventures in Lakeway, TX. Harvill will lead participants through a hands-on
customer experience at the Mall of America^®.

Another guest speaker, Joe Pine, author and management advisor for Strategic
Horizons, LLP in Aurora, OH wrote the best-selling book The Experience
Economy: Work is Theatre & Every Business a Stage. During Pine’s presentation,
women professionals will build strategies to enhance their practices through
impactful customer experiences. In addition to the guest speakers, attendees
will also share their own best practices.

Women Give Back – Shop at Mall of America for Dress for Success

New to this year’s Symposium, financial professionals will learn how to build
a personal brand to strengthen their business. They will also be given $200
each from Allianz Life to purchase more than $5,000 worth of clothingat the
Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. The clothing will be donated to Dress
for Success, a nonprofit organization. Dress for Success promotes the economic
independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire and
career development tools.

Through the WOMENETWORK Symposium, Allianz Life strengthens the community of
women financial professionals and their ability to assist their clients in
achieving financial objectives. Allianz Life is dedicated to developing top
female professionals. The company also provides practice management and new
business techniques giving positive results for the customer.

About Allianz Life

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.


Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Sara Thurin Rollin, 763-765-6703
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