President and Chief Executive Officer
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Walter White is president and chief executive officer of Minneapolis-based Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®). Allianz Life is a subsidiary of one of the largest insurance groups in the world, Allianz SE, which is headquartered in Munich, Germany. Allianz Life is a leading provider of annuity and life insurance products. Its mission is to be the trusted authority in insured retirement solutions for consumers working with a financial professional.
White joined Allianz Life in 2009 as chief administrative officer, leading the Operations, Information Technology, Compliance, and Suitability departments and the Central Project Office. White’s leadership delivered operational excellence and efficiency through continuous improvement in service quality and customer satisfaction.
Prior to joining Allianz Life in 2009, White was president of Woodbury Financial Services (Hartford Life’s independent broker/dealer). He led the formation of Woodbury Financial after Hartford Life purchased Fortis Financial Group in 2001. At Fortis, White held a number of senior leadership positions in operations, finance, marketing, and sales. Prior to joining Fortis, White was president of MONY Brokerage, the MONY Group’s life insurance brokerage subsidiary.
White holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Yale University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.