Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty names head of aviation, North America

Allianz Group´s specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty® (AGCS) has announced that David Warfel has been named Head of Aviation, North America, effective October 1, the company said.

Based in New York, Warfel was previously Head of Major Risks for Aviation at Allianz for more than five years. He takes over responsibility from Mike Hansen, who was promoted to Global Head of Aviation earlier this year.

In his new role, Warfel is charged with the Aviation business in the region, developing and executing on the regional strategy as well as supporting the global ´One Aviation´ approach. He will report directly to John Barnwell, Regional Head of Specialty Lines, North America, with a matrix reporting line to Mike Hansen.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group´s dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).