Allianz makes promotion in claims division

Allianz has promoted Sarah Smith to operations manager within its claims division.

Smith joined Allianz in 1995 and has held a number of claims positions, most recently as operations controller.

In her new role, Smith will be responsible for the operational support functions for the claims handling centres, such as customer service.

Smith said: “I am delighted to have been offered this role and look forward to the challenge that it will bring.

"Allianz regularly reviews its practices to improve productivity and maintain service standards to our customers; I look forward to playing an active role in this process.”