June 26, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS – June 26, 2018 – Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) announced today that for the ninth year in a row it has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.

Each year, the list recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring organizational alignment, employee engagement and satisfaction. Allianz Life employees provided feedback on the company culture, which offers comprehensive professional development programs for employees as well as a range of opportunities and initiatives that support personal well-being, financial security and physical health.

“We are honored to receive this recognition as a top workplace,” said Walter White, president and CEO of Allianz Life. “Our employees have a positive impact on the lives of our customers and in the community every day, and I am inspired by their ongoing dedication to make a difference.”

Allianz Life is committed to supporting and empowering its employees with numerous inclusion and diversity initiatives, an abundance of giving and volunteering opportunities, regular reward and recognition programs, and its unique True Balance Program, which help employees manage physical health, financial fitness, and social happiness.

Headquartered in Golden Valley, Minn., Allianz Life is a leading provider of retirement solutions and employs approximately 2,000 people locally.

About the Top Workplace Award

Top Workplaces analyzes responses from over 71,000 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations. The rankings in the Star Tribune Top 150 Workplaces are based on survey information collected by Energage, formerly WorkplaceDynamics, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention. To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees in Minnesota. Over 2,400 companies were invited to participate. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee responses.

About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® in 2018, 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.

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