Chief Investment Officer
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Carsten Quitter is the chief investment officer of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) and a member of the global Allianz Investment Management Board, which services the Allianz Group insurance companies. In his role as head of AIM-U.S., Quitter is responsible for investment management, liquidity planning, hedging, and trading the insurance assets for Allianz Life, Fireman’s Fund®, Allianz Global Corporate and Specialties (AGCS), and Allianz Mexico.
Most recently, Quitter was chief investment manager and head of risk management for Allianz in Switzerland, responsible for assets under management of more than 20 billion Swiss francs. Quitter joined Allianz Switzerland in 2005 as head of asset liability management. Prior to that, Quitter spent eight years with Swiss Re in a variety of executive positions including managing director and chief operating officer of new markets. Quitter was also a partner with Zimmermann & Partner, a consulting firm for the reinsurance industry.
Quitter holds a master’s degree in computer science and mathematics from the University of Dortmund in Germany.