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Allianz Life Named a 2019 FORTUNE 100 Best Company to Work For

February 14, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 14, 2019--For the eighth year in a row, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America ( Allianz Life® ) has been named to the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for List. The company is listed as number 43 on the list.

Each year, the award honors companies that receive positive feedback from employees across a number of key areas including trust in managers, compensation, fairness, camaraderie and workplace traits linked to innovation.

“We are honored to make the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for list yet again,” said Walter White, president and CEO, Allianz Life. “This annual award is an important recognition and validation of the culture we have at Allianz Life, where each employee feels valued and knows that the work they do here every day matters.”

This year, Allianz Life was recognized for its dedication to fostering innovation by inspiring employees to give their personal best and think beyond the task at hand. Each year, the company puts out an open call for innovative ideas to foster company growth and efficiency. The program allows employees the opportunity to submit their own unique ideas for improving business across the entire company, with one top idea chosen to be put into action.

Ongoing employee-recognition programs also helped the company stand out among competition. From monthly ceremonies that honor those who do great work, to peer-to-peer recognition opportunities, to an annual employee-appreciation event, recognizing great work is a key part of the culture at Allianz Life.

The company was also recognized as a leader for its commitment to work life balance, professional development, and diversity and inclusion.

In addition to the recognition from FORTUNE, Allianz Life has received several other honors in the past year.

  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis) 100 Top Workplaces for the ninth year in a row.
  • Working Mother magazine’s 100 Best Companies for the fifth consecutive year.
  • Training magazine’s Training Top 125 for the sixth year in a row.

This year marks the 22nd anniversary of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.

About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For ® in 2019, 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. In 2017, Allianz Life provided a total of $2.7 billion in benefit payments that supported policyholders’ financial objectives. 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 in more than 70 countries worldwide. More than 85 million private and corporate customers rely on Allianz knowledge, global reach, and capital strength to help them make the most of financial opportunities.

About The FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For ®

Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index ™ survey responses representing the view of more than 4.3 million employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations with more than 1,000 employees. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.

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CONTACT: Claire Woit

(763) 765-5106

claire.woit@allianzlife.com

Twitter: @AllianzLife

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MINNESOTA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BANKING FINANCE HUMAN RESOURCES INSURANCE

SOURCE: Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

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