North America-based insurance provider, Allianz Life has appointed Cathy Mahone as chief Administrative officer responsible for Enterprise Operations, IT, Compliance and other strategic initiatives.

Mahone also joins the company’s executive leadership group and will report directly to Allianz Life president and CEO, Walter White.

Prior to Allianz Life, Mahone has held a variety of several leadership positions during her 20-year tenure at Ameriprise Financial. With Allianz, she served as a senior vice president of Enterprise Operations.

Mahone contribution to Allianz also includes playing a key role in creating a partnership with Lifeworks, a nonprofit serving people with disabilities.

White said that her leadership has generated increased customer satisfaction, stronger relationships with our partners, improved employee engagement, and significant gains in efficiency and productivity.

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, the parent company, offers insurance, banking, asset management products and services to more than 76 million customers in about 70 countries.