Allianz Life Again Recognized as a Top Minnesota Workplace

Company Celebrates 11 Years on the Annual Star Tribune List; Recognized For Value-Driven, Transparent Culture

MINNEAPOLIS – June 25, 2020 Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) was named one of the Top 150 Workplaces by the Star Tribune. This is the 11th consecutive year the company has been included on the list.

Based on employee surveys measuring engagement, company culture, organizational health and overall satisfaction, the annual award recognizes some of the most progressive companies in Minnesota. Allianz Life employees cited a focus on diversity and inclusion at all levels of the company, an emphasis on ethics and transparency, and excellent work-life balance as some of the areas in which Allianz Life excels.

“Allianz Life is built upon our values of integrity, caring, excellence, and respect,” said Walter White, president and CEO, Allianz Life. “Our employees live these values every day, and have helped us create a remarkable workplace culture that recognizes, celebrates and rewards employees for making a difference in the office and in the community. They are truly what makes us a great place to work and employer of choice.”

Allianz Life is committed to supporting and empowering its employees with numerous giving and volunteering opportunities throughout the year (currently turned virtual), regular reward and recognition programs, numerous learning and development 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

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. Nearly 3,000 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® and one of the Ethisphere 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies®, 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.