Simon McGinn / General Manager, Commercial & Personal, Allianz UK

Simon McGinn, General Manager, sits on the UK Management Board and has responsibility for the Allianz UK Commercial and Personal businesses.

He has been in insurance for 29 years having joined Commercial Union as a graduate trainee has worked in a variety of roles in the UK General Insurance market since including business development, operations management and strategic integration projects.

He joined Allianz in 2004 as a Trading Director. Since joining Allianz he has taken on a number of different responsibilities at Executive level as part of the Commercial and Personal businesses.  Over the last ten years Allianz’s business has grown consistently and made market leading underwriting returns in the UK market.  The business has a reputation for  stability and consistency of approach that has enabled it to outperform its rivals.

In 2013 he was appointed to the UK Management Board of Allianz as General Manager for Commercial Division and led the business through a revision of its strategy and approach to  market, driving a modernisation of the business’ core operating model and culture enabling growth whilst maintaining its market leading reputation and profitability.  In May 2016, he was appointed to the role of General Manager for Commercial and Personal businesses with responsibility for all of Allianz UK’s market strategy and trading business operations.