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Allianz Announce Sponsorship of Leona and Lisa Maguire

Allianz has announced its sponsorship of Irish golfers, and recent Duke University graduates, Leona and Lisa Maguire as they begin their professional golfing careers as they go on to represent Ireland on the world stage for the first time at the ShopRite LGPA Classic.

The Maguire sisters join a stellar line up of Allianz brand ambassadors including; former Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley, Paralympic athletes Jason Smyth, Ellen Keane and Michael McKillop and world record runner Sinead Kane.

Allianz’ support of sport in Ireland also includes Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues, Allianz Cumann na mBunscol and the Allianz Wo...

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GDPR in Allianz

Here at Allianz Ireland we take data privacy very seriously. So we see the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as an opportunity for us to continue our excellence with data privacy and have been preparing for its introduction over the past two years. We know a lot has been written about GDPR and we have prepared the following frequently asked questions to help You our customer to better understand what GDPR will mean for You, and to make You aware of our obligations to You when the new legislation comes into effect on May 25th, 2018.

What is GDPR?GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation ...

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Brexit - Where to Start?

Brexit Event

Sean McGrath joined An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar at the IMN Indo Brexit Briefing at Trinity College this morning. From left to right: Peter Kilcullen - Chief Customer Officer Allianz, Sean McGrath - CEO Allianz, Leo Varadkar - An Taoiseach, Derbhail McDonald - IMN Group Business Editor

In business terms, it’s bleak and is certainly among this decade’s most complex conundrums - one that was born of confusion, obfuscation and politics.

It certainly wasn’t expected and a lot of people outside of the UK are still against it. But, like every unexpected surprise, it’s here now and our job as business leaders is to figure out ho...

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2018 Allianz Risk Barometer

Business interruption and cyber incidents dominate risk landscape for companies of all sizes and sectors in 2018.

Top Risks in 2018

They take aim at the backbone of the connected economy and, when they strike, can jeopardize the success, and even the existence, of companies of every size and sector. Business interruption (#1 risk according to 42% of respondents) and cyber incidents (#2 risk according to 40% of respondents) are now considered the top global risks facing businesses this year according to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2018. The 2018 report is based on the insights of 1,911 risk experts across 80 countries.

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Diversity as a Key to Business Success

A diverse and inclusive workforce is a key factor to business success explains, Ursula Murphy, Chief People & Organisation Officer, Allianz Ireland.

Ireland in 2017 is an increasingly diverse society. For the first time in almost 10 years immigration has outstripped emigration with the Central Statistics Office (CSO) reporting 79,300 people chose to come to Ireland in 2016 up 14% on 2015. Female participation, while not where it could be, is also improving. During the boom years it stood at 53.6% and has increased significantly to 68% in 2015. It is estimated that 10% of the population identifies as LGBT. This leaves u...

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Arís Celebration Choir

In April 2016, the Presentation School Choir Kilkenny wowed the judges and received standing ovations for its performances on Britain's Got Talent. Since then, the all-female ensemble, under the direction of internationally renowned Veronica McCarron, has reformed to become Arís Celebration Choir and is currently working on its first album - all with the support of Allianz.

We commissioned Arís to sing 'Go the Distance' from the Disney film 'Hercules' for our latest 30-second TV ad featuring blind athlete Sinéad Kane. The music will be used for two additional ads. The choir has made this song its own and a four-minute ...

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