Allianz Life Named Top Minnesota Workplace for 12th Consecutive Year

Annual Star Tribune list recognizes top employers for strong workplace culture and employee satisfaction

MINNEAPOLIS – June 17, 2021 – Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) announced today it has been named one of the Top 175 Workplaces by the Star Tribune (Minneapolis). This is the 12th year in a row the company has been included on the list, which is based on employee surveys measuring engagement, company culture, organizational health and overall satisfaction, and recognizes some of the most progressive companies in Minnesota.

“The engagement of our employees in the mission of our company, and their unshakable commitment to each other, are the reasons for our success,” said Walter White, president and CEO, Allianz Life. “From many different backgrounds and experiences, they come together to improve the lives of our customers and make a positive difference in our community.”

In addition to the Star Tribune Top Workplaces recognition, White is being honored with the Leadership Award. Winners of this award are also determined by employee feedback, based on standout scores in the Top Workplaces survey in response to the question “I have confidence in the leader of this company.”

Allianz Life is committed to empowering its employees to make an impact at work and in the greater community, unique and consistent reward and recognition programs, a strong focus on diversity and inclusion, numerous community giving and volunteering opportunities, comprehensive learning and development programs, and its 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 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 2020, Allianz Life provided additional value to its policyholders via distributions of more than $10.1 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 approximately 150,000 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.