In this role, Densmore will lead Allianz annuity sales strategy through the independent, bank, regional and wire broker/dealer distribution channels.
According to the announcement, Densmore brings more than 19 years of experience in the financial services industry. He began his career as a financial advisor with Thrivent Financial. In 1996, he joined Jackson National as a brokerage manager responsible for wholesaling fixed and index annuities. As a regional vice president for Jackson, he raised more than two billion dollars in variable annuity premium, according to a press release.
He has held several leadership roles while being a top producer, including Chairman of the Leadership Council where he helped develop variable annuities, living benefits, sales strategies and marketing campaigns. He joined Allianz Life in 2008 as a district director for the Midwest District.
“Bob has successfully demonstrated his ability to drive revenue as an individual contributor and has established himself as a credible leader during his tenure at Allianz Life,” said Robert DeChellis, president of Allianz Life Financials Services, LLC. “As annuity products continue to grow in popularity and converge in sales channels, we are positioning ourselves to sell them how and where consumers are looking to purchase retirement protection and guarantees.”