Susan Sachatello

Chief Growth Officer
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

Focused on:

  • Marketing and consumer trends
  • Digital transformation
  • Customer experience
  • Allianz Life thought leadership studies
susan sachatello


With over 20 years in marketing and digital leadership roles, Sachatello has deep experience leading business transformation across industries including insurance, financial services, and multichannel retail sectors. As Chief Growth Officer for Allianz Life, she is responsible for marketing and company strategy and has overall accountability for New Markets, Ventures, Product Innovation, Digital Strategy, Communications, Community Engagement and Sponsorships, Sustainability, and Enterprise Agile.


  • Extensive knowledge leading omnichannel and digital marketing strategy.
  • Experience developing and leveraging strategy, marketing, media, partnerships, operations, consumer experience, and digital transformation.
  • Previous digital and marketing leadership roles at Principal Financial Group, CUNA Mutual Group, Land’s End, Victoria’s Secret, DoubleClick, and Timberland (in both the U.S. and Europe).

Education, certifications, and memberships:

  • B.A. in economics and English from the University of Richmond (VA)
  • MBA from the College of William and Mary (VA)
  • Past board member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, ForeverCar, Woolrich, and the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Corporate Innovation