Allianz Expands North American Crisis Management Team

April 19, 2017

Specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) announced several personnel appointments to its North American Crisis Management Team.

Alex Pittignano has been named executive underwriter, and both Randy Esposito and Jillian Shelby have joined as underwriting specialists. All will report to Marcos Garcia Norris, Regional Practice group leader for Crisis Management, North America.

Launched in 2016, the AGCS Crisis Management division in North America assists clients in preventing, preparing for and recovering from crisis incidents; it resides within AGCS’s global Liability line of business and provides insurance and services pertaining to product recall and contamination, hostile environment, and terrorism and political violence. Beyond covering financial losses, AGCS also offers crisis management assistance services.

Pittignano is based in New York and has more than two decades of experience in the insurance industry with several companies, including the position of senior vice president at Starr Companies and several management roles within AIG.

Esposito is also based in New York and has over 10 years of experience in global corporate security risk and crisis management. Prior to joining AGCS, Esposito was the vice president of Operations at Hudson Analytix Inc. where he worked to provide leadership and oversight for the company’s day to day operations.

Shelby also brings more than a decade of industry experience and is based in Chicago. She first joined AGCS in 2006 as a member of its competitive Underwriting Associate Training Program working for three years as a middle market commercial underwriter; she returned to AGCS in 2015 as a middle market program manager.

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