Regional Head of Mergers, Acquisitions and Transformation at Allianz Group
Adeolu Adewumi-Zer is the Regional Head of Mergers, Acquisitions and Transformation Africa, based in Nairobi, Kenya, a position she assumed in January 2018. Prior to joining Allianz Africa in 2017, she held various positions within Allianz Group among them, Head of Strategy & Sales Development, Istanbul, Turkey (2015 – 2017); Head of Strategy Execution & Emerging Consumers, Munich, Germany (2012 – 2015) and AVP Global Reward & Performance, Group HR, Munich, Germany (2011 – 2012).
Prior to Allianz, she served, first as an Actuarial Consultant, then an International Benefits Consultant at Hewitt Associates (2000 – 2011), which is now a subsidiary of the Aon Group called Aon Hewitt Chicago.
She completed two Bachelor of Sciences in Actuarial Science and Mathematics from The Pennsylvania State University, in the USA, as well as several professional qualifications, including a Diploma in International Employee Benefits (Dip.IEB) / International Employee Benefits Association / UK, Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) / Society of Actuaries / USA and Enrolled Actuary (EA) / Department of the Treasury and Department of Labor / USA. Additionally, she has both conferences and publications to her credit.
In addition to her responsibilities at Allianz Africa, Adeolu is married with two children. Her hobbies include dancing, reading, running and traveling.
About Allianz Group
The Allianz Group is one of the world’s leading insurers and asset managers with more than 88 million retail and corporate customers. Allianz customers benefit from a broad range of personal and corporate insurance services, ranging from property, life and health insurance to assistance services to credit insurance and global business insurance. Allianz is one of the world’s largest investors, managing over 650 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers while our asset managers Allianz Global Investors and PIMCO manage an additional 1.4 trillion euros of third-party assets. Thanks to our systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in our business processes and investment decisions, we hold the leading position for insurers in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2017, over 140,000 employees in more than 70 countries achieved total revenue of 126 billion euros and an operating profit of 11 billion euros for the group.
About Allianz Africa
In Africa, Allianz is currently present in 17 countries and accompanies clients in 39 countries. Its 1,500 employees achieved regional revenues of 630 million euros in 2017. Allianz also provides micro-insurance for 500,000 low-income families and individuals in Africa.