Oct 03, 2016


New additions add depth to company’s field sales team


RICHMOND, VA,OCTOBER 3, 2016 — Leading travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance* has added two district directors to its field sales team.  Karen Burke, district director for Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico, has joined the company along with Sara Moran, who is district director for New York and New Jersey.  Both Burke and Moran are veteran sales professionals with extensive experience in the travel industry.

“We’re excited to add Karen and Sara to our outstanding team of field sales professionals,” said Jeff Schafer, Regional Sales Director at Allianz Global Assistance USA.  “The districts they now support are growing rapidly in sales of travel and travel insurance and we feel fortunate to have two great veterans to support our clients in these markets.”

Burke and Moran are responsible for maintaining and growing existing customer accounts and improving account sales and retention.  Their focus is on retail travel agencies and wholesale channels.

Allianz Global Assistance USA 

Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company.  Our plans insure 21 million customers annually and we are best known for our Allianz Travel Insurance plans*. In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance USA offers tuition insurance, event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for property and casualty insurers and credit card companies.  To learn more about Allianz Travel Insurance, please visit allianztravelinsurance.com or Like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/AllianzTravelInsuranceUS. 

* - Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply to all plans.  Plans are available only to U.S. residents.  Not all plans are available in all jurisdictions.  For a complete description of the coverage and benefit limits offered under your plan, carefully review your plan’s Letter of Confirmation/Declarations and Certificate of Insurance/Policy.  Insurance coverage is underwritten by BCS Insurance Company (OH, Administrative Office: Oakbrook Terrace, IL), rated "A-" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Co., under BCS Form No. 52.201 series or 52.401 series, or Jefferson Insurance Company (NY, Administrative Office: Richmond, VA), rated "A+" (Superior) by A.M. Best Co., under Jefferson Form No. 101-C series or 101-P series, depending on state of residence.  Allianz Global Assistance and Allianz Travel Insurance are brands of AGA Service Company.  AGA Service Company is the licensed producer and administrator of these plans and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company.  The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage due to the affiliation between AGA Service Company and Jefferson Insurance Company.  Non-insurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by AGA Service Company.