Jan 28, 2019

Elena Edwards

General Manager, USA

Elena Edwards joined Allianz Partners as General Manager in 2019 with over 30 years of leadership experience with GE companies, including 17 years in the insurance industry. She is currently responsible for providing executive leadership on strategy, prioritization and execution for the US business unit.  

Prior to Allianz Partners, Elena worked at Genworth Financial, where she was the President of the Long Term Care Insurance Closed Block business, with annual revenue of $2.5 billion. Other previous positions included multiple functional leadership roles, including Chief Operating Officer of the US Life Insurance Division. Elena has volunteered on several nonprofit boards in the past, and is currently an active member on the Science Museum of Virginia Foundation Board and a Religious Educator at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral.

Elena holds a Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Union College.