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Maurice Tulloch appointed new Aviva CEO
Aviva plc has announced that Maurice Tulloch will become Chief Executive Officer with effect from 4th March 2019
Sir Adrian Montague, Chairman of Aviva, who has been acting in an executive capacity pending the appointment of a CEO, will revert to his role as non-executive Chairman on 4th March 2019.
Maurice joined Aviva in 1992 and was appointed to the Board of Aviva plc in June 2017. Maurice is currently Aviva’s Chief Executive Officer, International Insurance and has responsibility for Aviva’s life insurance and general insurance operations in France, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Turkey and India. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Aviva UK and Ireland General Insurance, one of the largest businesses in the Aviva group.
Details of Maurice's remuneration can be found at the end of this announcement.
Adrian Montague, Chairman of Aviva, said:
“Maurice will be an outstanding Chief Executive of Aviva. He knows the business inside out. He has led our businesses in the UK and internationally and built strong teams across life insurance and general insurance. Maurice knows our strengths, knows where we need to improve and has a deep understanding of insurance and customers’ needs. He is exceptionally well qualified to re-energise Aviva and deliver long-term growth.
“The Board has run a thorough and highly competitive process and we have interviewed external candidates alongside highly experienced and respected internal candidates. This process led to a unanimous conclusion and a great result for Aviva.”
Maurice Tulloch, Chief Executive Officer of Aviva, said:
I am honoured to lead Aviva, a business I’ve been part of for 26 years. There is a clear opportunity to realise Aviva’s significant but untapped potential. Aviva is financially strong, we have a well-known brand and excellent businesses. But there is more to do to improve returns for shareholders.
We must focus on the fundamentals of insurance and giving our customers the best possible experience - being there when they need us, protecting what’s important to them and helping them save for the future. With the care and professionalism of our dedicated people, I know Aviva will thrive.
Maurice Tulloch biography
Born March 1969 in Falkirk, Scotland.
Nationality: British and Canadian
Maurice joined Aviva in 1992 and was most recently Chief Executive Officer International Insurance and Chairman of Global General Insurance. He had responsibility for Aviva’s life insurance and general insurance operations in France, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Turkey and India; and to strengthen and increase focus on our international businesses. As Chairman of Global General Insurance Maurice was also responsible for leading Aviva's general insurance businesses.
Maurice joined the Board of Aviva plc as an Executive Director on 20 June 2017.
Previously Maurice was Chief Executive Officer of Aviva UK and Ireland General Insurance, the largest of Aviva's general insurance businesses. Prior to that he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Aviva Canada, with responsibility for the strategic direction and operation of Canada's second largest property and casualty insurer. Prior to that he was Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, Aviva Ontario and specialty distribution and has held several senior management positions in Aviva.
Professional qualifications and memberships
Maurice is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA), and holds a MBA from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and a BA in Economics from the University of Waterloo.
Maurice is currently a member of the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) and a Non-Executive Director of Pool Re. Maurice was also previously Chair of ClimateWise.
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