MINNEAPOLIS, MN: Sara Thurin Rollin is now director of external communications for Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America where she is tasked with building the financial services company's reputation. Rollin has 20 years of media experience, including as a daily business news reporter in Washington, DC. Rollin's previous corporate communications experience includes working as director of media relations and policy for Cargill and corporate director of PR and events for Lifetouch, an employee-owned photography company that specializes in school portraits.
Allianz Life, which provides fixed index annuities, is part of Allianz SE, the 27th largest global company, according to the Fortune 500 Global. Allianz Life recently appointed a new president and CEO, Walter White, effective January 1.