Allianz Trade in the UK and Ireland has hired Steve Stennett as Commercial Director.
Within this role, Stennett will hold responsibility for fostering Allianz Trade’s UK and Ireland client, broker and partner relations, as well as delivering profitable growth through the steering of business development, commercial underwriting and marketing activities.
He is a member of the UK & Ireland management team and reports to CEO Sarah Murrow.
For the new role he will be based in Allianz Trade’s Canary Wharf, London office.
Overall, Stennett brings more than 25 years of experience in the trade credit insurance sector towards the role. He has proven strong commercial capability through leadership roles in business development and account management at country and international levels.
He succeeds Ozlem Ozuner, who was appointed Head of Operations and Finance, e-Commerce, at Allianz Trade, earlier this year
Addressing Stennett’s appointment, Murrow said: “Steve has a successful track record of business development and client retention in the UK and European trade credit insurance markets. The timing of Steve joining Allianz Trade in the UK and Ireland is important given the current direction for the UK economy. Our customers, broker partners, and commercial colleagues will benefit from his advanced market perspective and comprehensive knowledge of businesses of all sizes and sectors.”