INSURANCE giant Allianz has opened a new BMW and MINI call centre at its office in Avebury Boulevard, Milton Keynes
BMW Financial Services, based in Hook, Hampshire, has selected Allianz to provide motor, home and travel Insurance policies for BMW and MINI customers in the UK.
As part of the partnership, Allianz has recruited 60 people from the local area to form a dedicated call centre team handling operations and claims.
New staff have underwent training prior to the facility opening for new business on July 1.
Jon Dye, general manager for Allianz Retail, said: “Allianz has had a significant presence in Milton Keynes since 1999 and we were delighted to have secured additional space at our Avebury Boulevard office.
“The partnership with BMW Financial Services has seen us increase the size of the Milton Keynes branch by 60 full-time staff, taking our branch total to over 300.”
Bryan Garwood, general manager insurance and banking at BMW Financial Services, said: “We are delighted that this partnership has created a significant number of jobs in the local area, and hope future growth will offer further employment opportunities to local people.”