Allianz Life Promotes Mary Faridi to Director of Customer Care and Service
MINNEAPOLIS -- March 27, 2014
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) promoted Mary
Faridi to director of Customer Care and Service Delivery. In this information
technology function, Faridi is responsible for end-user computing, the help
center, disaster recovery efforts, and the service recovery and management
functions. She will also continue to provide leadership within the company’s
component of a global initiative focused on gaining efficiencies related to IT
infrastructure at more than 70 Allianz operating entities. Faridi reports to
the vice president of IT infrastructure, Tom Mundt.
“This is a well-deserved promotion for Mary, as she brings considerable
strength and experience to this role,” said Mundt. “Mary has a proven track
record in successfully leading an array of high-profile company initiatives.
Her experience will be crucial, as the teams and initiatives she leads are at
the center of our ability to adapt to the ever-changing business needs and
Faridi brings more than 15 years of experience in IT program management and
capability leadership to her new role. In her 11-year tenure with Allianz
Life, she has led the business analysis and development teams for the
company’s BizTalk, .NET, security, Web, and email database applications. Prior
to joining Allianz, Faridi held a variety of business analyst and project
management roles for Synchromesh Consulting.
Faridi has a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Cloud State University in St.
Cloud, Minn. She also holds various project management certifications,
including the Project Management Professional designation from the Project
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.
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Sara Thurin Rollin, 763-765-6703
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