Colm Holmes swaps Aviva UK post for Canada


Colm Holmes, the chief executive officer of Aviva UK general insurance, is moving to become president and chief executive officer of Aviva Canada.

Holmes joined the insurer from Zurich in 2014 and took on the UK CEO post in June 2016 replacing Maurice Tulloch.

As part of the changes Rob Townend, currently Aviva’s UK claims director, has been appointed managing director of Aviva UK general insurance.

In his new role Townend will report to Andy Briggs, Aviva UK insurance chief executive officer

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