Allianz Partners appoints new CSO

Allianz Partners has welcomed a new addition to its Executive Board, with Lynne Sutherland joining the Australian operation as Chief Sales Officer.  Working closely with the sales & distribution team from its head office in Brisbane, Lynne will be responsible for company growth, forging strong and secure connections across the business and strengthening current processes, systems & culture.

Sutherland brings over 25 years experience in Senior Executive positions to the role, with a strong background in Financial Services and Insurance. In her new role, she will continue to work closely with key Allianz Partners business customers, to provide assistance, products and services across areas including Travel, Roadside, Lifecare and Healthcare to help customers in Australia or overseas.

Commenting on the appointment, Lynne said: “What sets Allianz Partners apart is its ability to bring together global assistance capabilities, with technology and a fantastic local service to help Australians when they are in need. I’m thrilled to be part of the future with Allianz Partners and very enthusiastic about working with the team to develop innovative solutions to strengthen what we already offer our customers.”

Previous roles for Sutherland have included Executive General Manager, Stores & Speciality Banking for Suncorp Group, and  Senior Executive roles at ANZ across Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

About Allianz Partners

Dedicated to bringing global protection and care, Allianz Partners is the B2B2C leader in assistance and insurance solutions in the following areas of expertise: assistance, international health & life, automotive and travel insurance. These solutions, which are a unique combination of insurance, service and technology, are available to business partners or via direct and digital channels under three commercial brands: Allianz Assistance, Allianz Care and Allianz Automotive.

This global family of over 19,000 employees is present in 76 countries, speaks 70 languages and handles 54 million cases per year, protecting customers and employees on all continents.

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AWP Australia Pty Ltd ABN 52 097 227 177 AFSL 245631 issues and manages travel insurance under a binder from the insurer Allianz Australia Insurance Limited ABN 15 000 122 850 AFSL 234708.