Insurance giant launches tech spin-off

An information technology venture that will spin off from Allianz Global Assistance USA could grow to several hundred employees in a few years, says Jon Ansell, the new company’s chairman.

"We have built this technology and ability, and applied it primarily in the travel business here and abroad," Ansell said. "We believe there are opportunities well beyond tourism and travel."

"It really speaks to all the [global] megatrends, mobile, digitization, personalization, offering [people] products and services just in time, what they want when they need it."

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