Allianz Life Named a Top Company for Working Parents

Seramount recognizes company as one of its 100 Best Companies for the ninth time

MINNEAPOLIS – Oct. 10, 2023 – Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) has been recognized as one of Seramount’s 100 Best Companies for Working Parents for the ninth time since 2014. Companies featured on the 100 Best list are recognized for going above and beyond in supporting working parents by offering things like extensive and inclusive benefits and amenities, parental leave and flexible work arrangements.

“Being able to do your career’s best work at Allianz Life means you need to be able to focus on your life outside of work,” said Jenny Guldseth, chief human resources officer, Allianz Life. “By offering benefits and resources to help employees find balance, our working parents can stay focused, productive and happy at home and at work.”

Some of the resources available at Allianz include an onsite childcare center, onsite health clinic, and hybrid and flexible work arrangements so parents have the  opportunity to plan their work day to fit their family’s needs. The company also offers paid family leave for both birth and adoption, inclusive fertility benefits, and an employee assistance program.

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About the methodology

The 2023 Seramount 100 Best Companies application includes more than 300 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 2022 data.

About Seramount

Seramount is a strategic professional services and research firm dedicated to supporting high-performing, inclusive workplaces. Over four decades, we've established a strong, data-driven understanding of the employee experiences, which lays the groundwork for everything we do. Seramount partners with over 450 of the world’s most influential companies, large and small, to offer pragmatic solutions including best practice DEI research, workplace assessment, employee learning and development, and talent sourcing. These offerings empower companies to navigate a dynamic corporate environment and to cultivate a resilient, connected workforce that achieves extraordinary outcomes.

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.