Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America has named Kara Barrow as the new vice president of corporate governance.
In her role, Barrow will be responsible for leading the Legal department’s corporate governance team.
Barrow, who joined Allianz Life in January 2010, has managed a diverse portfolio of litigation and regulatory matters and provided legal support related to the prevention of fraud.
Prior to joining Allianz Life, Barrow was a partner in the Minneapolis office of Faegre & Benson.
Allianz Life chief legal officer Maureen Phillips said Barrow brings a tremendous background to the very talented group of professionals she will lead.
"It’s key that we continue to evolve as a ‘best-in-class’ in-house legal function – retaining top talent, engaging every employee, developing talent from within the company, and delivering the highest quality of legal support. We’re confident Kara’s leadership will help us achieve these goals," added Phillips.