Star Tribune Names Allianz Life as a Top Minnesota Workplace

Company Celebrates a Decade of Being Recognized as a Top Place to Work in the State

MINNEAPOLIS – June 12, 2019 – For the 10th year in a row, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) was named one of the Top 150 Workplaces by the Star Tribune.

The annual award recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee surveys and opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. Allianz Life employees provided input on the company’s culture, which includes professional development opportunities, health and wellness initiatives, and benefits to encourage employee financial security.

“We’re thrilled that our employees have made us a Top Workplace for 10 years in a row,” said Walter White, president and CEO, Allianz Life. “This annual award is an important validation of the culture we have developed at Allianz Life, where every employee feels valued and knows that the work they do here matters.”

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 helps employees build and manage their 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 140,000 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, 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 2,000 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 the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® in 2019, 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 2018, Allianz Life provided $2.8 billion in benefit payments that helped policyholders’ achieve their financial goals. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with over 142,000 employees in more than 80 countries. Allianz Life is a proud sponsor of Allianz Field in St. Paul, Minnesota, home of Major League Soccer’s Minnesota United.