Frontrunner for Aviva top job revealed

A job interview seen from above

The Financial Times has claimed that sources “familiar with the situation” have named Mr Wilson as the top external choice for the role.

The main internal candidate is Pat Regan, the provider’s chief financial officer.

John McFarlane, chairman at Aviva, has been running the insurer since Andrew Moss stood down as chief executive in May 2012, following a shareholder revolt over pay and underperformance issues.

Aviva declined to comment on the appointment process, although Mr McFarlane stated last

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