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New COO Named At Allianz Australia

Vanessa Doctor

2 July 2013

Allianz Australia, the Australian insurance and risk management firm, has named a new chief operating officer.

David Krawitz, currency chief general manager of workers compensation, takes up his new role in 30 September. Krawitz replaces Garry Townsend, who is retiring on 31 December after 44 years in the industry, 14 of which was spent with the company. 

Krawitz joined Allianz in 2004 after a long career at McKinsey in Australia and the US. His old post will be assumed by Helen Silver in 16 September. Silver is a former secretary of the department of Premier and Cabinet of Victoria, Australia.