She will replace Lesley Proctor, who has retired from the business. McGarrity has been with Allianz for the past 15 years, having started as a motor claims handler. She has held various roles within claims, including operations leader for motor trade and property supply chain manager within the supply and experts team.
Throughout her tenure, McGarrity has “successfully reshaped the Allianz property supply chain, delivering an enhanced strategy and improving customer experience”.
She will be working with the Allianz claims teams to “continue providing a well-performing claims service, whilst identifying opportunities for improvements”.
Graham Stait, head of claims operations at Allianz, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Leanne to her new role. Her passion for people, continuous development and strategic thinking make her an outstanding leader.
“I’d also like to thank Lesley for her dedication to the business and wish her all the best with her retirement.”