"The capabilities and expertise that exist within the group are best-in-class, and I look forward to working with the team to help Allianz Partners achieve its potential in the UK and Ireland."
- Marcus Latchford, Allianz Partners UK and Ireland chief sales and distribution officer
Prior to this appointment, Marcus Latchford held positions at Endsleigh Insurance, where he spent the first seven years of his career, Zurich Insurance as head of propositions for its UK GI business, and most recently, director of insurance business at RAC.
In his new role, he will lead the sales and distribution team at Allianz Partners, reporting to Tim Tozer, Allianz Partners UK and Ireland chief executive. As CSO, Latchford will inherit a range of leading propositions and strategic relationships with partners across the corporate, automotive, and travel sectors, and play a significant role in diversifying and profitably growing the business in its core markets.
Commenting on his appointment, Marcus Latchford has said:
“I’m very excited to join Allianz Partners. It’s a superb business, full of passionate people eager to help customers through some of the most challenging moments of their life: whether travelling, at home, or when behind a wheel.
“The capabilities and expertise that exist within the group are best-in-class, and I look forward to working with the team to help Allianz Partners achieve its potential in the UK and Ireland.”
Latchford replaces Lee Taylor who is now Benelux and the Nordics chief executive, effective of 1st January 2023.