Lee Peterson Promoted to Assistant Vice President of Policyholder Services at Allianz Life

  Lee Peterson Promoted to Assistant Vice President of Policyholder Services
  at Allianz Life

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- June 9, 2014

Lee Peterson was recently promoted to assistant vice president of Policyholder
Services at Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life). In
this role, Peterson is responsible for the company’s policyholder services
functions, including administration, benefits, controls, and tax. He reports
to Jasmine Jirele, senior vice president of Enterprise Operations.

“I’m confident Lee will be a great addition to my leadership team,” said
Jirele. “In his most recent role as senior director of change implementation,
he was responsible for overseeing the intake and prioritization of projects
that drove change in our business processes. Prior to that, he was a
consultant with Allianz Life for two years as a program manager on a
large-scale policy administration replacement project and helped ensure its
successful implementation.”

Peterson has more than 30 years of leadership experience in the financial
services industry. Prior to joining Allianz in 2013, he led efforts
transforming systems, processes and services for companies like American
Express Financial Advisors/Ameriprise Financial, Wells Fargo Bank and
Securities America as a program and project management consultant with Project
Partners Consulting. Peterson has also held various positions in operations,
marketing and information technology with companies including Lutheran
Brotherhood, Mutual Service Life Insurance Company and Ministers Life
Insurance Company. In those various roles he has been responsible for new
business, underwriting, policyholder services, and claims for annuities and
life and group insurance.

Peterson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from
Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn. He also holds the FLMI, CLU and ChFC
certificates.

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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