Allianz Worldwide Care appoints FleishmanHillard as global PR partner

Allianz Worldwide Care has announced the appointment of FleishmanHillard as its global public relations agency, following a competitive pitch.

The healthcare insurance provider has one of its main operational hubs in Dublin, Ireland, where FleishmanHillard will manage its global PR hub.

Allianz Worldwide Care, a specialized brand of Allianz Worldwide Partners, provides international health, life and disability insurance to organisations that have staff in multiple countries, and health insurance to individuals living outside their home country.

Alexis Obligi, director of sales and marketing at Allianz, said:We are delighted to mark the beginning of the New Year with the appointment of FleishmanHillard as our new public relations agency. Allianz Worldwide Care offers international and regional health insurance plans, has a global network of medical providers and support teams offering 24/7 support in multiple languages.

“As such we need an agency with an established international network. With FleishmanHillard’s extensive global network of offices, they really fit the bill in terms of our business needs and we look forward to connecting with media around the world through this new partnership.”

Orla Burke, EMEA healthcare lead at FleishmanHillard, said: “We are delighted to have been appointed Global PR partner for Allianz Worldwide Care.  It’s an interesting time to work in the healthcare sector with lots of challenges and Allianz Worldwide Care provides solutions that make a real impact for organisations, individuals and partners.  I’m looking forward to bringing our expertise in health, insurance, retail and technology to bear while supporting the team at Allianz Worldwide Care.”

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