Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Promotes Chuck Couch to North American Head of Aviation Programs

May 11, 2020

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) announced today that Chuck Couch has been appointed Regional Head of Aviation Programs and Product Development in North America. Chuck was previously Aviation Workers’ Compensation Product Lead for AGCS in the U.S.

A 20-year insurance industry veteran, Chuck is responsible for contributing to AGCS’s aviation underwriting strategies in North America as well as managing a portfolio of national aviation specialty programs, including the industry leading UAS Program through Allianz Drone. Based in Alpharetta, he reports to David Warfel, Regional Head of Aviation for AGCS in North America. Chuck joined AGCS in 2016 from QBE North America, where he led the Aviation Distribution and Aviation Workers’ Compensation businesses.

“Chuck is a performance-driven leader with an exceptional track record of launching and growing top-performing portfolios, insurance programs, and developing strong relationships. He has been a valued member of our leadership team since joining Allianz, and I am extremely grateful for the positive contributions he has made to our organizational culture,” said Warfel. “As AGCS continues to expand its aviation offerings, Chuck’s experience and skills will be instrumental to the future success of our business.”

AGCS has one of the largest and most experienced aviation insurance teams in the world. From the early days of powered flight, AGCS now provides the full spectrum of aviation insurance solutions across the industry from major fleets, manufacturers and airports to private pilots, ground handlers and niche component manufacturers.