Jamie Whitcombe-Jones has been appointed as chief information security officer at Allianz UK, reporting to Stephanie smith, chief operating officer.
For the last 5 months he has served as Allianz insurance cyber security programme manager. In his new role, he will have company-wide responsibility for information security for both Allianz Insurance LV=GI.
Prior to joining the company, Whitcombe-Jones served as a programme director at Bupa, where he led the global transformation of information and cyber security. Before this he was the head of information security and transformation at Centrica.
Smith, chief operating officer, Allianz Insurance commented: “With LV=GI now part of our Allianz family we recognise the increasing size and complexity of our cyber agenda and this new role reflects our larger customer and employee base. Jamie has a wealth of experience in leading and delivering for regulated businesses and following his superb job shaping our cyber programme over the last few months, I have no doubt he’ll excel in this role.”