MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) named Janelle Walter as the new director of life insurance sales in the Marketing division. In this role, Walter will be responsible for the development and execution of life insurance marketing strategies to drive life insurance sales. She will lead the collaboration among multiple divisions directing the strategic vision for all life insurance product marketing programs and will report to the Vice President of Distribution Marketing for Allianz Life, Doug Koenen.
“Janelle’s ability to manage multiple initiatives, consistently deliver first class marketing collateral, and build collaborative relationships has been the key to helping drive our life insurance business,” said Koenen. “With her proven results, we look forward to her leadership in continuously enhancing our life insurance marketing strategies.”
Walter has spent her entire professional career with Allianz Life, starting with the company in 2002 as an internal wholesaler in Sales. Most recently, she was the life insurance marketing manager where she led the development of marketing collateral and strategic planning. In her 10 years with Allianz Life, Walter also held a role as a principal marketing analyst working with cross-functional teams to build marketing campaigns and as a marketing communications specialist.
Walter received a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing at Montana State University in Billings. She also earned a Master of Arts degree in strategic communication management from Concordia University in Saint Paul, Minn. Walter holds a Minnesota Life and Health license.
About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America has been keeping its promises since 1896. Today, it carries on that tradition, helping Americans achieve their retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuities and life insurance products. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with 142,000 employees worldwide. More than 78 million private and corporate customers rely on Allianz knowledge, global reach, and capital strength to help them make the most of financial opportunities.