Allianz Life Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2020

Company Recognized for Emphasis on Transparency and Integrity

MINNEAPOLIS – Feb. 25, 2020 – Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) announced today it has been recognized as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

The annual World’s Most Ethical Companies recognition from Ethisphere honors companies from around the world that excel in three areas: ethical business standards and practices, enabling managers and employees to make good choices, and shaping future industry standards by introducing best practices.

“Our values-based culture empowers employees to do the right thing to help support our customers, our business partners, and our community,” said Walter White, president and CEO, Allianz Life. “This recognition is validation of our strong ethical foundation, which helps us fulfill our mission of securing the future of our customers.”

The World’s Most Ethical Companies assessment process includes more than 200 questions on culture, environmental and social practices, ethics and compliance activities, governance, diversity, and initiatives to support a strong value chain.

About the Ethisphere Institute

The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character and measure and improve culture. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies recognition program and provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA). More information about Ethisphere can be found at: https://ethisphere.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.