Allianz Life Recognized as a Top Company for Working Parents

Seramount names Allianz one of its 100 Best Companies and 100 Best Companies for Dads

MINNEAPOLIS – Sept. 20, 2022  – Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) has been named one of Seramount’s 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.

The 100 Best list recognizes family-friendly companies for female representation and advancement, benefits, parental leave, childcare, and flexible time. The Best Companies for Dads listing recognizes ways companies support dads like gender-neutral or paternity leave and child- and dependent-care benefits.

“We know that work is just one part of the lives of our employees,” said Jenny Guldseth, chief human resources officer, Allianz Life. “Balance matters now more than ever, so we ensure that employees have the time and resources to prioritize their wellbeing and their families.”

Allianz has embraced hybrid work and flexible scheduling as the company moves into its new ways of working as the pandemic subsides. The company also supports parents with benefits to make their lives easier like an onsite childcare center, onsite health clinic, and strong parental and adoption leave policies, among others.

About the methodology

The 2022 Seramount 100 Best Companies application includes more than 400 questions related to leave policies, workforce representation, benefits, childcare, advancement programs, flexibility, and more. It surveys the availability and usage of these programs, as well as the accountability of the many managers who oversee them. The names of applicants that do not make the list are kept confidential. Company profiles and data come from submitted applications and reflect 2021 data.

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

About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

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. The company is a leading provider of fixed index annuities, registered index-linked annuities, fixed index universal life insurance, and buffered ETFs via our subsidiary Allianz Investment Management, LLC. Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with approximately 160,000 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.