Allianz Life Promotes Dulka to Vice President of IT
January 7, 2010 by N/A
MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz), a leading provider of annuities and life insurance, has promoted Andy Dulka to vice president of IT Infrastructure and Application Maintenance. In this role, Dulka will be responsible for leadership and oversight of all elements of the company’s technology infrastructure and the application maintenance activities.
“During the past five months, Dulka has served as interim leader of the infrastructure and application maintenance team, where he successfully managed our strategic outsourcing contracts, ” said Allianz Chief Information Officer Tom Bauer. “We conducted an extensive search and realized the best candidate was already within our midst.”
Dulka joined Allianz in 2003 as chief architect in the IT division, where he was responsible for enterprise architecture for application development and infrastructure services, as well as for the core infrastructure services and ITIL services. In August of 2006, he was named CIO for the Allianz Income Management Services Division, and subsequently served as the VP of Online Channel Management. Most recently, he was the senior director of Enterprise Architecture. Dulka started his career in systems administration at the College of St. Benedict before moving to Flex Solutions as an architect. Prior to joining Allianz, he served as an enterprise architect for four years with Best Buy Co., Inc.
Dulka earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minn.
About Allianz Life
Founded in 1896, Allianz Life provides an array of annuities and life insurance products in the U.S. through a nationwide network of independent distribution. The company is part of Allianz SE, a global financial services organization that is the 20th largest company in the world based on revenues (Fortune Global 500, August 2009), employing nearly 155,000 people worldwide.
Laurie Bauer, 763-765-6174
Source: Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America