Allianz Life Recognized for Creating an Inclusive Workplace for Underrepresented Groups

Seramount names Allianz to its Inclusion Index for diversity, equity, and inclusion

MINNEAPOLIS – Nov. 2, 2022 – Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) has been named to Seramount’s sixth annual Inclusion Index for creating and fostering an inclusive workplace.

The Inclusion Index assesses companies in how they recruit, retain, and advance people from underrepresented groups, foster an inclusive corporate culture with leadership accountability, and demographic diversity. Seramount includes women, racial/ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, and people who are LBGTQ+ as underrepresented groups.

“We have been working diligently to uphold our vision of a caring, inclusive, and equitable culture that fundamentally respects the inherent diversity of all employee’s perspectives, lived experiences, and talent,” said Sophia Khan, chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer, Allianz Life.  “This recognition is an important validation of the work of all employees, and we will continue to advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion to support our employees, our customers, and the broader community.”

Allianz Life was among 54 organizations recognized this year for creating an inclusive workplace. Around 175 companies applied to participate. Data is provided by the organizations for consideration.

Seramount previously named Allianz one of its 2022 100 Best Companies and one of the 100 Best Companies for Dads in the annual listing of that recognizes organizations for their initiatives to support parents.

Allianz Life is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion both within the company and in the greater community. The company has nine employee resource and inclusion groups, a supplier diversity program, and a community engagement strategy that invests in a more equitable Twin Cities.   

About Seramount

Seramount, part of EAB, is a strategic professional services and research firm dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. For over four decades we have partnered with 450 of the most iconic companies in the world. This has allowed us to build a deep, data-driven understanding of the employee experience, which lays the groundwork for everything we do. Seramount provides best practice research, leadership skill-building, expert advisory and custom research, and implementation tools to DEI leaders within the organizations it serves. We meet each partner’s needs no matter where they are on their journey and guide them along an ever-changing talent landscape. Learn more at seramount.com.

About Allianz Company Profile

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of the Ethisphere World’s Most Ethical Companies®, has been trusted since 1896 to help millions of Americans prepare for financial uncertainties and retirement with a variety of innovative risk management solutions. In 2023, Allianz Life provided additional value to its policyholders via distributions of more than $13.73 billion. Allianz Life is a leading provider of fixed index annuities, registered index-linked annuities, and fixed index universal life insurance. Additionally, Allianz Investment Management LLC (AllianzIM), a registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of Allianz Life, offers a suite of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Allianz Life and AllianzIM are part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with approximately 157,000 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.