Allianz Launches Transportation Unit in North America

November 12, 2015

Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is launching a dedicated transportation and logistics unit in North America to be led by Helen Leonard, Inland Marine Global Product leader. The new division will offer rail, motor truck cargo, warehouse and related property coverage options.

Building on its current transportation claims division and Specialty Logistics Package (covering contingent cargo, warehouse legal liability and other specialty transportation and motor truck cargo needs), this department will be expanded by a team of newly hired professionals located throughout the region, and together, will become part of the Inland Marine division. The AGCS Inland Marine group services clients ranging from local haulers and warehouse operations to logistics firms and large international carriers.

Samuel (Sam) Rizzitelli joins AGCS as Transportation Product lead. Rizzitelli was previously VP/director of Inland Marine Transportation for The Travelers Companies, Inc. Prior to this, he held several senior positions with The Hartford, Property and Casualty based in Connecticut. Sam obtained his JD from Quinnipiac University School of Law and a BA from Sacred Heart University.

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).

Worldwide, AGCS operates in 28 countries with own units and in more than 160 countries through the Allianz Group network and partners.

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