Solmaz Altin, Allianz (Asia-Pacific)
Solmaz Altin became Allianz’s regional CEO for Asia-Pacific in May 2019, after serving as deputy regional CEO since June 2018. Altin is also a member of the Allianz Asia regional executive board, which is responsible for setting and executing Allianz’s growth strategy in Asia. Before moving to Asia, Altin was the chief digital officer of Allianz SE, responsible for leading the group’s global digital transformation agenda. He was the founder of the group’s venture capital investment unit Allianz X, as well as its Global Digital Factory, which was designed to transform customer experiences across its international retail businesses. Altin joined the group in 2009 as chief risk officer of Allianz Turkey, and was promoted as its CEO in 2013. Prior to Allianz, Altin worked at KPMG, from 2008-09; KPMG Germany, 2005-07; and PwC Germany, 1999-2001. Altin holds a graduate degree in Business Administration and Economics from Gerhard-Mercator-University in Duisburg, Germany.