Review of the Year 2023: Aviva’s Dave Martin

David Martin
Joy Ekpeti

Dave Martin, MD of distribution and SME trading at Aviva, hails the virtue of “execution, execution, execution” and predicts underwriters and face-to-face meetings will come back in vogue.

What has been your insurance related highlight of 2023?

Helping our brokers make a real impact to their local communities through their nominations to the Aviva Broker Community fund, where Aviva made £300k available to broker sponsored charitable projects.

What has been the most over-hyped insurance/broking buzzword or phrase of 2023 and why?

“Transformation, transformation, transformation” - it should be “execution, execution, execution.”

What was the M&A deal or personnel hire that raised your

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