Virtual Career Conference for Athletes

We held our first Career Conference for Athletes on Sept. 27th, 2022 where participants got first-hand insights into Allianz
as an employer, met athletes working at Allianz, and received tips from our recruiters.

As the Worldwide Insurance Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements, we are committed to helping athletes (young, active, and retired) find jobs that match their skills and mindsets. 

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We support Para athletes and athletes in finding new career opportunities. Join our athlete talent pool.

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The Career Conference at a Glance

Click through to find key information about the Virtual Career Conference such as details of the agenda, participation, and reasons why you should join the event.

What to expect?

You can expect a full and varied agenda featuring company presentations from multiple Allianz divisions, learn about career opportunities, hear an athlete’s story who became a top manager, meet our colleagues with athlete backgrounds and get advice from our recruiters.

Here is what you can look forward to at the Virtual Career Conference for Athletes:

15.00 - 15.30

  • Welcome 
  • Keynote: How a former competitive athlete built a successful career at Allianz
  • Keynote: Overview of the Allianz Olympic & Paralympic partnership

15.30 - 15.50

  • Allianz as an employer - learn what it's like to work at Allianz Group.

16.00 – 16.45  “Break Outs”

  • Country Sessions in parallel and local language (you may choose your favorite session): France, Germany, Spain, US, and Global
            - Why work for Allianz? Employer presentations by Allianz organizations
            - Recruiter Q&A. Getting to know our recruiters and their tips for applying at Allianz

16.50 – 17.30

  • Athletes at Allianz: Experience reports by athletes working at Allianz

17.30 – 18.10 

  • Working Internationally at Allianz - Employer presentations by Global Lines 

18.10 – 18.20

  • Closing Session

And after the event

  • Sign up for an individual career conversation with a recruiter to discuss career opportunities. Conversations will happen in the weeks after the event
  • Be part of the Allianz Athlete Talent Pool: As a registered participant, you may be identified as a potential candidate for job positions by one of the Allianz recruiters.

When and where is the conference?

The Career Conference for Athletes will happen

  • on September 27th, 15:00 - 18:20 (CET)
  • virtually: You participate via an online conference tool (WebEx)


WebEx meeting details will be provided shortly before the event and after the registration process is complete. Find more information on WebEx accessibility here.


Please register below, if you want to participate in the Career Conference for Athletes!

Who should attend?

We invite all competitive athletes and Para athletes (incl. young and retired) interested to join the Career Conference for Athletes and learn more about Allianz as an employer.

Our commitment to athletes and their needs is inspired by our global partnership with the Olympic & Paralympic Movements. Allianz recognized the potential of competitive athletes: their personality structure, mindset, and values are critical to being a successful employee. Continuously striving for a more diverse and inclusive workforce, we are committed to hiring athletes and Para athletes!

How can I attend?

Want to participate in the Virtual Career Conference for Athletes? Please register from June 23 to September 26, 2022.

To register, please fill in the form below on this webpage and follow the steps indicated in the "how do I register" - section. During the registration process, you will create a profile in our application system which allows us to handle your event registration.


What information will be needed?

  • Mandatory: Please fill in your full name, country, and email address. This information is needed to create a profile in our application system to register your event participation. You will also have access to our data privacy notice during the registration process. You can be sure that your data will be treated safely and for the Athlete Career Conference only.
  • Optional but recommended: You will also be asked to upload a CV and let us know about your job preferences. This is optional, you can upload your CV later, too. However, we recommend providing all information by the time of the event. This will help our recruiters to find matching positions and reach out to you if you wish.

Why should I attend?

5 reasons why you should attend the Virtual Career Conference for Athletes:

  • Learn about career opportunities at Allianz
  • Get the opportunity to create meaningful relationships with recruiters
  • Get insights on combining business and athlete careers
  • Allianz is committed to hiring athletes and Para athletes
  • Become part of the Allianz Athlete Talent Pool and let recruiters find your profile for suitable job offers

Want to participate? Please register below from June 23 - September 26, 2022

Meet our Recruiters

Our recruiters are looking forward to helping talents with an athletic background find a job that's the perfect fit in functions like Marketing, Sales, HR, Legal, Operations, and many more.  Doesn't matter if you want to join as a student, plan a dual career track, or post-sports career.

Get to know the recruiting representatives from various divisions at our Athlete Career Conference!

  • Allianz SE

    Nasir Mehrzad-Balach, Uni. Relations Expert & Student Recruiter 

    We offer interesting job opportunities for professionals and students in different areas like Communications, PR, and more!


    LinkedIn: @Nasir Balach

  • Allianz Germany

    Claudia Klaas, Recruiter

    Allianz is the house of 100 professions. Join our entry programs in IT, Insurance Management or as Executive Assistant or choose the direct entry, e.g. General Management, Data Science, Actuarial, Risk Management or many more.

    LinkedIn: @Claudia Klaas

  • Allianz Germany (Sales)

    Veronica Krinninger, Specialist Talent Management

    Join "Allianz Beratungs- und Versicherungs- AG", the insurance sales devision in Germany. Start as a graduate in the Sales Trainee Program or join our sales organizsation either employed or to your own agency. 

    LinkedIn: @Veronica Krinninger

  • Allianz France

    Cécile Collier, Head of Recruitment 


     LinkedIn: @Cecile-Campagne-Collier

  • Allianz Commercial

    Caroline Porchy, Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

    We offer a wide range of career opportunities from legal and compliance, to finance, to risk management and communications. We want to hear from you if you have a global mindset and relish working with a diverse team of people.

    LinkedIn: @CarolinePorchy

  • Allianz Services

    Mihaela Derstappen, Talent Attraction & Recruitment Lead

    We are Actuaries, Business Analysts, Finance Experts, Consulting Managers, HR People, Communication Professionals; Operation Engineers, and Insurers. We strive to continuously evolve and create a superior client experience while contributing successfully to the transformation of Allianz.

    Linkedin: @Mihaela Derstappen

  • Allianz Partners

    Jeremy Bingham, Global Talent Acquisition Lead

    Currently, we are moving the business to a new Target Operating Model aligning to a truly global approach when it comes to products and functions working towards driving consistency in offerings; for our customers, stakeholders and employees. As a result, we are recruiting across all types of roles across all types of levels.

    LinkedIn: @Jeremy Bingham

  • Allianz Spain

    Èric Font Caballé, Talent Acquisition Partner

     We’re currently reinforcing the technical teams, with the aim of becoming leaders in the local market. We are focused on actuarial and underwriting profiles.

    LinkedIn: @EricFontCaballe

  • Allianz Life US

    Tereza Govrik-Hufnagle,
    Senior Talent Sourcer

    We are targeting diverse talent in Actuarial, Audit, Growth & Marketing, Finance, Legal/Compliance, Operations, Audit, IT, HR, and Distribution. 

    LinkedIn: @Tereza Govrik-Hufnagle

Meet our Allianz Divisions

Allianz is organized into various divisions, based on markets and business specifics. Before you can meet representatives and learn more about career opportunities at the Career Conference, make yourself familiar with their business focus.

  • Allianz SE

    Allianz SE is the global headquarter of Allianz Group—one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 100 million private and corporate customers in more than 70 countries.

    Learn More

  • Allianz in Germany

    Allianz Deutschland

    With its activities in the property, life, and health insurance—Allianz Deutschland is the leading insurance company in Germany.


    Learn More

  • Allianz in France

    Allianz France

    We place trust and innovation at the heart of our strategy, to best serve our 5.5 million policyholders. 

    Learn More

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    Allianz Commercial

    Allianz Commercial is the global leader for insuring corporate and specialty risks in the Allianz Group. 

    Learn More

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    Allianz Services

    Allianz Services is Allianz’s global service platform to improve and run operations, drive productivity and create a superior client experience.


    Learn More

  • An image showing high-rise buildings

    Allianz Partners

    Allianz Partners is a global expert in assistance, health, travel, and automotive solutions. Our experts help, serve and protect our customers 24/7. 

    Learn More

  • Allianz in Spain

    Allianz Spain

    With mediation, banking, and direct channels—Allianz Spain is one of the largest insurance companies in the country.

    Learn More

  • An image showing an office building from outside

    Allianz Life US

    Allianz Life is a leading provider of retirement solutions, including fixed and variable annuities and life insurance.

    Learn More

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a question about the Career Conference for Athletes? Check out our FAQs.

What are the career opportunities at Allianz?

Allianz has a large variety of career opportunities. Please visit our career website to explore Allianz, find an overview of the job fields Allianz offers and a list of all open positions.  During the Athlete Career Conference we will provide you with the opportunity to ask questions during a Q&A session and directly address recruiters with your questions.

How can I dial in and how accessible will the virtual Athlete Career Conference be?

The Athlete Career Conference will be hosted using the video conferencing provider WebEx.

You will receive an email containing the dial in information in the run-up to the event. Please make sure to save the email containing the dial-in information to be able to access it on the day of the conference. Should you not receive the dial-in information or accidently lose it, please reach out to:

Please learn more about the accessibility of this tool here: 

How can I prepare for my participation in the Athlete Career Conference?

In order to participate, please register your attendance first by filling in the form on this page.

Prior the conference, please check out our career website to learn about our areas of activity, familiarize yourself with our values, our organizational structure and partnership with the Olympic and Paralympic Movements. You can learn more about Allianz as a company on

Do I need to upload a CV in order to register for the Athlete Career Conference? What data do I need to provide?

When filling in the form above, all mandatory information is marked with a *, uploading the CV is optional. During the registration process, however, a system-generated message will ask you to provide your CV. Still, this is not mandatory for your participation in the Athlete Career Conference.  

We do recommend:  

  • Provide your CV 
  • Provide access for recruiters to see your profile (can be adjusted in the candidate profile) 
  • Provide additional information (field of study, interested in…) 

The more detailed your profile is, the easier it is for recruiters to find your profile, find matching jobs for you and get in touch with you. 

Still not sure? Please review our Registration Process User Manual.

Please note: During the registration process, you will be able to read our data privacy notice. At any time, you can delete your candidate profile yourself by logging in. After registering for the Athlete Career Conference, we will ask you if you want to keep your candidate profile or get it deleted.

Why should I join Allianz as an athlete?

As a partner of the Olympic & Paralympic Movements, Allianz is committed to offer career opportunities to athletes and Para athletes. During the Athlete Career Conference, we will explain we will explain more about what Allianz as an employer has to offer. In the meanwhile, feel free to read stories from athletes working at Allianz here

How can I apply for an individual discussion with a recruiter?

ou will be given more information on this topic during the conference. In case you missed this point during the conference, please reach out to  

I am having trouble with the registration process

We are glad that you want to register for the Athlete Career Conference.
Please make sure :

  • to check your mailbox (incl. spam) if you have received an email shortly after filling in the form on
  • to complete the registration process by creating a candidate profile in our system. Once logged in, you will receive a final registration email that confirms your participation. This might take 1-2 days.
  • when creating your profile, you follow our password requirements:
    • your password must be at least 10 characters long, not longer than 18 characters
    • your password must contain at least one upper case and one lower case letter
    • your password must contain at least one number or punctuation character
    • your password must not contain space or unique characters
  • you are registering within the registration phase that starts on Thursday, June 23rd and ends on September 26th, 2022 (12 a.m. CEST) 

Still not sure? Please review our Registration Process User Manual.

If you are still having problems registering, please contact Thank you!

What languages are available at the Career Conference for Athletes?

The main sessions of the Career Conference for Athletes will be available in English.

During the conference, we will also split into the country sessions (France, Germany, Spain, US) where the local language will be spoken.
Not to worry, you can listen to all the main sessions and ask your questions in your local language country sessions.

For all participants coming from other countries than the ones mentioned above, we offer a global session in English as well. 

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