The hunt is on


Insurer CEOs come and go with such regularity that excitement at a departure often only lasts a very short time. But the sudden departure of Aviva group CEO, Andrew Moss, following a shareholder revolt over executive pay, has gripped the imagination of the market for two reasons.

Firstly, there are at once so many possible candidates to replace him, and so few genuine ones, that market commentators can’t agree on who the frontrunner might be. Secondly, his departure has raised questions over the