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Allianz appoints Regional Head of Entertainment

Allianz appoints Regional Head of Entertainment
21-01-22 / By Duty Editor

Allianz appoints Regional Head of Entertainment

Johannesburg - Effective March 14, Jan Prechtl will be appointed as Regional Head of Entertainment Underwriting European and Ibero-Latam (ILA) Regions at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). Based in Paris, Jan will become a member of the Mediterranean & Africa Regional Executive Management Team, with additional responsibilities across the Ibero-LATAM and the Central and Eastern Europe Regions.

He will report to Patrick Thiels, Managing Director of AGCS Mediterranean & Africa Region and Michael Furtschegger, AGCS Global Head of Entertainment. 

Jan Prechtl (41) is currently the Key Account Manager at AGCS Switzerland, Division of Allianz Risk Transfer AG. Prior to joining AGCS in 2017, Jan was a Senior Key Account Manager at Euler Hermes Switzerland and a member of the Euler Hermes Super Platinum Club for his proven record of accomplishments.

Before joining the Allianz Group in 2011, Jan held several positions at Zurich Insurance Group.  He has a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism and Travel from the University of Tourism Management, Switzerland. He also holds Certificates in Advance Studies (CAS) for Commodity Professional, as well as Digital Insurance from University of Applied Science in Business Administration (HWZ).  

Patrick Thiels says “I am delighted to welcome Jan to the Mediterranean & Africa Executive Management Team. He has wide experience and I looking forward to have him lead Entertainment for the Mediterranean & Africa Region and across Europe.”

Michael Furtschegger comments “I am glad that Jan joins our Entertainment team. With his international mindset and gained Entertainment experience in German speaking markets, he is the right person to further develop our European and Ibero-Latam regions!”

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