People: Aviva PLC (AV)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John McFarlane

66 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Mark Wilson

47 2013 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

David Barral

51 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Aviva UK & Ireland Life

Hock Seng Khor

53 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Aviva Asia

Trevor Matthews

61 2013 Chief Executive, Aviva UK

David McMillan

48 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Aviva Europe

Greg Somerville

2013 President and Chief Executive Officer, Aviva Canada

Robin Spencer

43 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Aviva UK & Ireland General Insurance

Cathryn Riley

51 2012 Chief Operations Officer

Amanda Mackenzie

49 2011 Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

John Lister

55 2012 Group Chief Capital and Risk Officer

Kirstine Cooper

48 2012 Group General Counsel, Company Secretary

Carole Jones

52 2012 Acting Group Human Resources Director

Paul Boyle

54 2012 Chief Audit Officer

Jason Windsor

40 2013 Chief Strategy and Development Officer

Glyn Barker

60 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Patricia Cross

54 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Gay Evans

58 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Michael Hawker

54 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Michael Mire

2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Adrian Montague

66 2013 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Robert Stein

65 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jonathan Wheway

47 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Charles Barrows

Group Investor Relations Director

Biographies

Name Description

John McFarlane

Mr. John McFarlane, OBE, has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Board of Aviva Plc., effective January 1, 2013. He had become interim Executive Deputy Chairman effective May 08, 2012 and Executive Chairman from July 1, 2012. Currently a non-executive director of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (banking) until 30 March 2012, Westfield Holdings Limited (retail mall developer and operator) and Old Oak Holdings Limited (financial holding company). Former chief executive officer of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, executive director of Standard Chartered plc, head of Citicorp and Citibank UK and Ireland, and managing director of Citicorp Investment Bank. Former director and council member of The London Stock Exchange (financial services) and former non-executive director of Capital Radio plc (media), The Securities Association (UK securities regulator), the Auditing Practices Board (auditing regulator) and the Business Council of Australia. Former chairman of the Australian Bankers Association.

Mark Wilson

Mr. Mark Andrew Wilson is Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Aviva PLC. He has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2013 and as a Director of the Company effective December 1, 2012. Most recently Mark was Chief Executive Officer and President of AIA Group. Mark navigated AIA through the global financial crisis and prepared it for IPO with the company emerging as a stronger and significantly more independent entity. He led the transformation strategy, Fast Forward, which rebranded all companies to AIA, broadened AIA's distribution to a multi-channel model, and delivered a new customer centric approach to service, across both life and general insurance. Non-performing or capital intensive businesses were turned round or disposed of. The product portfolio was re-priced, solvency ratios improved and expenses substantially reduced to be redirected into transformational growth initiatives. He also led the transformation of AIA's culture by removing silos and embedding a consistent set of values and approach across the company. Prior to AIA, Mark was CEO of AXA China Region Limited, AXA's Hong Kong business, between 2003 and 2006 with a brief to invigorate a mature business with a flagging market position. Prior to that from 2001 to 2003, Mark was CEO of AXA Asia Pacific Holdings Limited, AXA's South East Asian business, AXA's presence in five countries. For the first twelve years of his career, between 1987 and 1999, Mark held a number of roles at National Mutual in New Zealand and Australia, where he progressed through many of the business functions, gaining a deep and broad knowledge of the businesses in these mature markets. A New Zealander, Mark has a Bachelor of Management Studies from the University of Waikato.

David Barral

Mr. David Barral is Chief Executive Officer, Aviva UK & Ireland Life of Aviva Plc. He is appointed chief executive officer, Aviva UK Life in June 2011. In March 2012 he took on additional responsibility for Aviva's Life business in Ireland, becoming chief executive officer, Aviva UK & Ireland Life. He became a member of the Group Executive in April 2012. He was formerly chief operating officer for Aviva UK Life responsible for customer propositions, pricing and customer operations. He joined Aviva in 1999 as director of independent financial advisor business and was appointed distribution director in 2005 covering independent financial advisor (IFA), retail, partnership and employee benefit channels. In 2008 he was appointed marketing director and led the Aviva rebrand for the UK Life business. During his time at Aviva, he has spearheaded much of the UK Life and pensions business’ activities to champion the customer, including supporting a move to the open market option for UK annuity customers. Prior to joining Aviva, he spent 20 years in financial services including roles in sales, marketing, operations and business transformation at organisations including Eagle Star, Prudential and Morgan Grenfell.

Hock Seng Khor

Mr. Khor Hock Seng has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Aviva Asia of Aviva Plc, effective March 8, 2013. He joins Aviva from AIA where his previous roles included Chief Executive and Managing Director of the company’s Malaysian business and Regional Executive responsible for a number of AIA’s South East Asian markets. From 2008 he drove the transformation of AIA Malaysia the business to capitalize on development opportunities, generating growth in value and cashflow, despite the difficult economic environment.

Trevor Matthews

Mr. Trevor J. Matthews is Chief Executive, Aviva UK of Aviva PLC. He is no longer Executive Director of the Company, effective May 09, 2013. He was ppointed to the Board in December 2011 as chief executive, Aviva UK. In April 2012, he became chairman of the UK & Ireland board and was appointed executive director and chairman, Developed Markets. Currently chairman of the Financial Skills Partnership and a commissioner for the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. Previously chief executive officer and vice chairman of Friends Life (life assurance) and chief executive officer of Friends Provident plc (life assurance). Former chief executive of Standard Life Assurance Company Ltd (life assurance), president and chief executive officer of Manulife Japan (life assurance) and executive vice president, Canadian operations and chairman, Manulife Bank, Toronto (financial services). He has also held senior management positions at National Australia Bank (banking) and Legal & General Assurance Holdings Australia Ltd (insurance). He has over 40 years of experience in the financial services industry with a track record of achievement in the insurance sector globally.

David McMillan

Mr. David McMillan has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Aviva Europe of Aviva Plc., effective 7 February 2013. He joined Aviva in November 2002 and is chief executive officer Aviva Europe with accountability for the Group’s businesses in Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Spain and Turkey. He is also chairman of Aviva France SA. He joined the Group Executive in April 2012. He was previously group transformation director with responsibility for managing the implementation of Aviva’s strategic plan across the Group, refocusing and optimising the Group’s business portfolio, achieving financial strength, improving performance, and building a high-performance ethic across Aviva. He was previously chief executive officer, Aviva UK & Ireland General Insurance, chief operating officer for Aviva UK General Insurance, chairman of Aviva Global Services and non-executive director of Aviva Health and began his career with Aviva as director of partnerships (bancassurance). Prior to joining Aviva, he spent 12 years as director of management consultancy with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. His role involved projects spanning mergers and acquisitions, retail banking, organisational strategy and change.

Greg Somerville

Mr. Greg Somerville has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer, Aviva Canada of Aviva plc., with effect from October 22, 2013. In 1992, Greg joined Aviva and recently served as Executive Vice President, Broker Distribution for Aviva Canada. Greg was earlier serving as Executive Vice President, Claims and Reinsurance with Aviva Canada, handling responsibilities for the technical and strategic direction of Aviva Canada's national claims and reinsurance activities. Since 2004, Greg has been serving the Aviva Canada Executive Committee.

Robin Spencer

Mr. Robin Spencer is Chief Executive Officer, Aviva UK & Ireland General Insurance of Aviva Plc. He joined Aviva in 1995 and is chief executive officer, UK & Ireland General Insurance with responsibility for Aviva’s general insurance business. He joined the Group Executive in January 2010. He was previously group chief risk officer, chief financial officer and subsequently president and chief executive officer of Aviva Canada. Prior to that, he was global finance transformation director. He previously worked in Group Finance in London and held a number of senior finance roles with Norwich Union Insurance, including finance director for London & Edinburgh, a subsidiary of Aviva. Prior to joining Aviva, he spent five years with Procter & Gamble in the UK.

Cathryn Riley

Ms. Cathryn Riley is Chief Operations Officer of Aviva Plc. She joined Aviva in 1996 and is chief operations officer with responsibility for IT, business change and shared services across the Group. She joined the Group Executive in May 2011. She joined Commercial Union in 1996 and subsequently held a number of senior roles in its successor companies, CGU and Norwich Union. She served as operations director and retail director at Norwich Union and spent seven years in various executive roles within Aviva's UK General Insurance business. She has also previously served as managing director Norwich Union Healthcare, business services director of Norwich Union Life, chief operating officer Aviva UK Life, chief operating officer and chief information officer of Aviva Europe and UK commercial director. She is currently a non-executive director of Equitable Life.

Amanda Mackenzie

Ms. Amanda Mackenzie is Chief Marketing and Communications Officer of Aviva PLC. She joined Aviva in March 2008 and is chief marketing and communications officer with responsibility for all Group marketing, communications and public affairs. She is also the executive sponsor for diversity and inclusion. She joined the Group Executive in 2008. She oversaw the rebrand of the Group and set up the global marketing and communications function. She has 25 years of marketing and advertising experience, including director roles at British Airways Airmiles, BT and British Gas. She is a non-executive director at Mothercare plc.

John Lister

Mr. John Lister is Group Chief Capital and Risk Officer of Aviva Plc. He joined Aviva in 1986 and is the group chief risk and capital officer. He has overall responsibility for managing capital across Aviva, preparing the business for Solvency II and ensuring that an appropriate risk management framework is in place. He has more than 25 years’ experience working in the UK Life business. He is an actuary and spent the first nine years of his career in a variety of senior actuarial roles across the UK Life business before becoming its chief actuary in 2005. In 2009 he became finance director of Aviva UK Life, and in April 2012 he was appointed group chief capital officer. His role was expanded in July 2012 and he became group chief capital and risk officer, with responsibility for the Group’s risk and capital functions, and a member of the Group Executive reporting to Mark Wilson for risk matters and Patrick Regan for capital matters.

Kirstine Cooper

Ms. Kirstine Cooper is Group General Counsel, Company Secretary of Aviva Plc. She joined Aviva in 1991 and is the group general counsel and company secretary for Aviva plc and heads the Office of the Chairman. She was appointed to the Group Executive in May 2012 and leads the legal and company secretarial function for Aviva globally. She is a lawyer and worked in the legal function at Aviva’s legacy companies before the property division of General Accident and the group legal function of CGU for eight years. She was formerly deputy group company secretary and legal counsel of Aviva plc. Since her appointment as group general counsel and company secretary she has created Aviva's first global legal leadership team.

Carole Jones

Ms. Carole Jones is Acting Group Human Resources Director of Aviva Plc. She Joined Aviva in 1990 and is acting group HR director with responsibility for managing human resources across the Group. She joined the Group Executive in July 2012. She has been with the Group for more than 20 years, initially as HR manager in the UK Life and General Insurance businesses. In 2006 she was appointed acting human resources director for the Group's Norwich Union Life business in the UK, and in 2008 she relocated to the US where she led the HR function for Aviva's North American region until she returned to the UK as director of HR strategy & organisational development in 2011.

Paul Boyle

Mr. Paul Boyle is Chief Audit Officer of Aviva Plc. He joined Aviva in November 2010 as chief audit officer and became a member of the Group Executive in August 2012. He was formerly the first chief executive of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the UK’s independent regulator responsible for promoting confidence in corporate reporting and governance, from 2004 until 2009. Whilst in this role, he led the establishment of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators serving as its chairman or vicechairman from 2006 until 2009. Before joining the FRC, he was a member of the leadership team at the Financial Services Authority, serving as chief operating officer from 2000 until 2004. He has also held senior management roles in WH Smith Group plc and Cadbury Schweppes plc.

Jason Windsor

Mr. Jason Windsor is Chief Strategy and Development Officer of Aviva Plc. He joined Aviva in May 2010 and is the chief strategy and development officer, with additional executive responsibility for overseeing Aviva Investors. He joined the Group Executive in February 2013. He was formerly chief strategy & planning officer with responsibility for mergers, acquisitions and disposals, the Group’s strategic financial plan and oversight of Aviva’s Investor Relations function. Prior to joining Aviva, he was managing director in the Financial Institutions Group at Morgan Stanley, with management responsibility for the European asset management sector.

Glyn Barker

Mr. Glyn Barker is Non-Executive Independent Director of Aviva Plc., since 27 February 2012. Currently chairman of Irwin Mitchell (law firm), a non-executive director of Transocean Ltd (offshore drilling) and The Berkeley Group Holdings plc (construction) and a trustee of the English National Opera. Formerly vice-chairman UK of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP with responsibility for the executive team for the Europe, Middle East, Africa and India region and was previously UK managing partner, UK head of assurance and a member of the UK management board of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He is a member of the Audit, Nomination and Risk Committees. He has experience as a business leader and a trusted adviser to FTSE 100 companies and their boards on a wide variety of corporate and finance issues. He has been appointed as chairman of the Audit Committee on 8 May 2013.

Patricia Cross

Ms. Patricia Anne Cross has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Aviva plc, with effect from 1 December 2013. Patricia has over thirty years' experience as both an executive and non-executive director across a wide range of financial services and other regulated industries in the US, Europe and Australia. She has served as a non-executive director of ASX-50 Australian companies for seventeen years, and is currently a non-executive director of Macquarie Group Limited and Macquarie Bank Limited where she is chairman of the Risk Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. She is also a non-executive director at Qantas Airways Limited. Until recently, Patricia was a non-executive director of National Australia Bank Limited (owner of Clydesdale Bank plc in the UK), where she chaired the Remuneration Committee, was a nominated FCA Approved Person, served as a Director of the wealth management subsidiary JB Were Pty Ltd, and was a member of the Risk and Nomination Committees. She has previously been a non-executive director of Wesfarmers Limited, Suncorp-Metway Limited and AMP Limited, all listed companies in Australia, and also served as Chairman of Qantas Superannuation Limited (the Qantas pension fund) and Deputy Chairman of the monoline third party insurer TAC in Victoria. Prior to becoming a non-executive director, Patricia worked for sixteen years in senior executive positions at National Australia Bank Limited, Chase Manhattan Bank, Chase Investment Bank and Banque Nationale de Paris.

Gay Evans

Ms. Gay Huey Evans is Non-Executive Independent Director of Aviva Plc., since 20 October 2011. She is a non-executive director of The London Stock Exchange Group plc (financial services) and Clariden Leu (Europe) Limited (financial services). Member of the management board and of the panel of finance experts of the Panel of Recognised International Market Experts in Finance (PRIME Finance), a trustee of Wellbeing of Women (UK) (charity) and The Wigmore Hall Trust (charity). Formerly vice-chairman of the board and non-executive chairman, Europe of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) (financial trade association), vice-chairman, Investment Banking & Investment Management at Barclays Capital (banking) and held senior management positions at Citi Alternative Investments (EMEA) (banking), the Financial Services Authority (UK regulator) and Bankers Trust Company (banking). She serves as Chairman of the Corporate Responsibility Committee and has been appointed as member of the Remuneration Committee effective 2 May 2012.

Michael Hawker

Mr. Michael J. Hawker is Non-Executive Independent Director of Aviva PLC. Currently a non-executive director of Macquarie Group Ltd (banking) and Macquarie Bank Ltd (banking), Washington H Soul Pattinson Pty Ltd (investment), International Rugby Development Ltd (rugby), and IRFB Services (Ireland) Ltd (rugby). He is chairman and non-executive director of the Australian Rugby Union and SANZAR Pty Limited (rugby union) and is a non-executive director/trustee of the George Institute for Global Health (UK). He is a member of the advisory council at General Enterprise Management Services International Ltd (private equity), and council member of the International Rugby Board. Formerly chief executive and managing director of Insurance Australia Group (insurance), group chief executive of business and consumer banking at Westpac Banking Corporation (banking) and chairman of the Insurance Council of Australia. Senior fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is chairman of the Risk Committee and a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees. He is no longer member of the Remuneration Committee effective 8 May 2013.

Michael Mire

Mr. Michael Mire has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Aviva PLC., effective September 12, 2013. Michael was most recently a senior partner at McKinsey & Company and he will retire this month after more than 30 years with the firm. He is currently a non-executive director of the Care Quality Commission. During his career at McKinsey & Company Michael focused on financial services, retailing and transformation programmes. He is currently a non-executive director of the Care Quality Commission. He has also been appointed as the member of Risk, Governance and Nomination Committees.

Adrian Montague

Sir Adrian A. Montague, CBE, has been appointed as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Aviva Plc., effective May 8, 2013. Sir Adrian is currently chairman of 3i Group plc and Anglian Water Group Limited, deputy chairman and senior independent director of UK Green Investment Bank plc and a non-executive director of Skanska AB. He was previously chairman of Friends Provident plc, British Energy Group plc, Michael Page International plc and Cross London Rail Links Ltd (Crossrail) and deputy chairman of Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd. He was also closely involved in the implementation of the UK Government's policies of investing private capital in public infrastructure; first as chief executive of the Treasury Taskforce and then as deputy chairman of Partnerships UK plc.

Robert Stein

Mr. Robert W. Stein has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Aviva PLC., effective January 28, 2013. Bob is currently a non-executive director and vice-chair of the audit committee of Assurant, Inc (US specialty insurance). He is a member of the Society of Actuaries, the American Academy of Actuaries and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is a Trustee Emeritus of the board of trustees of the Actuarial Foundation. Bob spent most of his working life at Ernst & Young in the US, where he held a number of managing partner roles including in actuarial, insurance and financial services practices in the US and globally, culminating in being Managing Partner, Global Actuarial Practice.

Jonathan Wheway

Mr. Scott Wheway is Non-Executive Independent Director of Aviva Plc. Former chief executive officer of Best Buy Europe (retail services), director of The Boots Company plc (now known as The Boots Company Ltd) (pharmacy) and managing director and retail director of Boots the Chemist at Alliance Boots plc, and director of the British Retail Consortium. He formerly held a number of senior executive positions at Tesco plc (retail services), including chief executive of Tesco in Japan. He is chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Corporate Responsibility and Nomination Committees. He has a wealth of business experience in the retail sector and his understanding of customer priorities has been greatly beneficial in driving the customer agenda and excellence in customer service within the business. He has chaired the Remuneration Committee with vigour and has rebuilt the Group’s standing with its investors in relation to the Group’s remuneration policy.

Charles Barrows

Mr. Charles Barrows is Group Investor Relations Director of Aviva Plc. Charles joined the Investor Relations team in 2005 having worked in a number of roles across Aviva, including financial controller of the UK Life business and finance director of the bancassurance joint venture with the Royal Bank of Scotland. He has worked for Aviva for more years than he cares to remember, having joined from PwC.
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