Allianz Life Named a 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Company to Work For

Company Receives Recognition for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts; Makes the List for the Ninth Year in a Row

MINNEAPOLIS – Feb. 18, 2020 – Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) announced today that it is included among the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For. This is the ninth consecutive year the company has made the list, a continuous recognition for its commitment to company culture, employee development, and diversity and inclusion. This year, the company ranked number 33.

“Our employees make a difference in the lives of our customers and in the community and, in turn, we want to make sure we make a difference in the lives of our employees, setting them up for career success,” said Walter White, president and CEO of Allianz Life. “This recognition helps distinguish Allianz Life as a great place to work and as an employer of choice for people looking to advance their careers.”

This year, Allianz Life was recognized for its ongoing commitment to creating a workplace where all employees can bring their whole self to work, regardless of personal backgrounds and place in the organization. The company built on its strong diversity and inclusion foundation over the past year, with a focus on three core initiatives: diverse talent acquisition and retention, diversity and inclusion awareness, and its Employee Resource Groups. In addition, the company hired its first Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Cecilia Stanton Adams, to continue building a culture that values all employee contributions and diverse perspectives.

In addition, the company has built ongoing learning and education into a core part of its culture. The company offers its employees a number of different development opportunities to build their skills and knowledge through a combination of learning programs, hands-on experience, and mentoring.

This year marks the 23rd anniversary of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.

About The FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For®

Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing the view of more than 4.3 million employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations with more than 1,000 employees. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.

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 2020, 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 2019, Allianz Life provided additional value to its policyholders via distributions of more than $10.4 billion. 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 147,000 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.