Allianz Global Assistance welcomes Leon Mulder as Business Development Director – Travel

Cambridge ON, June 25, 2024 – Allianz Global Assistance (Allianz) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Leon Mulder as its new Business Development Director.

In this pivotal role, Mulder will oversee the strategic expansion of Allianz’s business development initiatives, fostering new partnerships and enhancing existing relationships within the Travel and eComm sales channels. He will work closely with the executive team to identify and capitalize on emerging opportunities, ensuring that Allianz remains at the forefront of travel insurance in Canada.

“We are excited to welcome Leon to our national sales team at Allianz,” said Kyle Sparkman, Chief Sales Officer, Allianz Global Assistance. “Leon’s extensive experience in the travel space, proven track record and visionary approach to business development align perfectly with Allianz’s mission to provide Canadian travellers with unparalleled travel protection and peace of mind.”

Mulder joins Allianz with over 22 years of experience in business development, having most recently concluded an 11-year tenure at Booking Holdings, where he held various roles across multiple brands within the company. For the past two years, he served as the Senior Country Manager for KAYAK Canada and before this, he managed global hotel partnerships on behalf of Agoda with Wyndham and Choice Hotels. In his free time, Mulder enjoys playing badminton and golf, spending time with his husband and their dog and like all of us, travelling the world.

Regarding his new role, Mulder said: “I am honoured to join Allianz Global Assistance at such an exciting time – when Canadians are prioritizing travel like never before. Finding the perfect way to protect travellers, regardless of where, when, or how they book their trip, is paramount to our success, and I look forward to exploring that with partners across Canada.”

Connect with Leon Mulder on LinkedIn or send him an email to learn more about offering travel insurance to your clients.

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About Allianz Global Assistance Canada
For over 35 years, Allianz Global Assistance has supported travelling Canadians and visitors when they need it most with value-added travel insurance and assistance services. We bring our passion for assisting people to life every day through our partnerships with well-known brands in the broker, travel and financial services markets. Allianz Global Assistance is a specialist brand of Allianz Partners. For more information, visit the Allianz Global Assistance Canada website.
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