Allianz Insurance has appointed Tom Leonard as its regional manager for London.
Joining Allianz in 2007 as a corporate management trainee, Tom has undertaken various underwriting, trading and operational roles over the last 12 years. Working his way up from motor account manager, to operations manager, most recently Tom held the position of SME branch manager in Maidstone and Lancaster.
In his new role, Tom will be responsible for overseeing the London branches and their operation plus shaping the strategy for Allianz’s London market teams.
Allianz’s director of broker markets, Nick Hobbs said: “It is a testament to the skills and talent of our people that we have been able to promote from within to fulfil this role. Tom has a proven track record of success in leadership and has been a great asset to Allianz.
“His invaluable skillset lends itself well to the further development of our regional proposition and I am very pleased to welcome him to the broker markets team”.
Tom replaces Helen Bryant, who has moved to the position of director of SME and corporate partnerships.