Phillips to Head Allianz Global Entertainment Business in North America
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty reported that Wanda Phillips will take on responsibility as the North America regional head of Entertainment, effective January 1, 2019. Phillips will replace Sue McGuirl who has left Allianz to pursue opportunities outside of the organization, according to the company.
Based in New York, Phillips will report directly to Henning Haagen, Northeast Zone executive and North America regional head of Specialty Lines.
Phillips will be responsible for leading North American underwriting teams in support of Entertainment’s global product strategies. She joined AGCS in 2016 as a senior underwriting team Leader responsible for establishing and overseeing the New York underwriting group. She has more than 25 years of industry experience in insurance underwriting and management, including tenure with Entertainment Brokers International, Aon, Chubb and OneBeacon Entertainment. She has expertise in insurance across a variety of disciplines including film, television, advertising wrap-ups and contingency insurance.