Allianz Life Welcomes Kumar Das Gupta as New Leader of Enterprise Operations

Das Gupta joins organization from Brighthouse Financial

MINNEAPOLIS – June 02, 2021 – Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) today announced Kumar Das Gupta joined the organization as senior vice president of Enterprise Operations, starting June 1. The role includes leadership of Life Underwriting, New Business, Inforce Operations, Contact Center, Operations Data Analytics and Reporting, and Enterprise Producer Services, totaling over 500 employees.

“Kumar brings a broad depth of experience both within the industry and specific to developing and managing efficient and effective operations,” said Cathy Mahone, chief administrative officer, Allianz Life. “We are confident he will enhance our operational structure to help us deliver on our promises and deliver consistently great customer experiences.”

Das Gupta spent the last five years with Brighthouse Financial Insurance Company where he most recently led operations as senior vice president, head of Operations. In this role, he was responsible for policy administration, vendor management, sales commissions management, and continued transformation efforts.

Prior to Brighthouse, Das Gupta held various operations, distribution and finance roles of increasing responsibility with Deutsche Bank, Prudential Insurance Company, American Express, Port Authority of NY & NJ, and MetLife Insurance company. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Business and a Master of Science degree in Finance and Management Information Systems, both from State University of New York.

About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of the Ethisphere World’s Most Ethical Companies®, has been keeping its promises since 1896 by helping Americans achieve their retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuity and life insurance products. In 2022, Allianz Life provided additional value to its policyholders via distributions of more than $7.7 billion. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, registered index-linked annuities, and fixed index universal life insurance, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with approximately 150,000 employees in more than 70 countries. Allianz Life is a proud sponsor of Allianz Field® in St. Paul, Minnesota, home of Major League Soccer’s Minnesota United.