Andy Pomfret will succeed Patrick Snowball, who is stepping down on 1 September.
The provider also saw a 400% increase in webinar attendance as brokers grappled with challenges arising from the pandemic.
Following Broker Extra in July, Insurance Age caught up with one of the speakers, Aviva chief distribution officer Phil Bayles, to discuss some of the key topics that came out of the event
UK COR hit 106.3% for the first half of 2020 as GI CEO Colm Holmes points to a strong underlying performance despite the business remaining in cost-cutting mode.
The CEO said that as part of this there may be some market withdrawals and “difficult” decisions as she reaffirms Aviva’s commitment to brokers as UK COR soars amid Covid-19.
The SME specialist says existing customers remain covered as it confirms it closed on 17 July.
Insurers have been accused of filibustering in relation to business interruption as firms suffer “devastating losses” following coronavirus lockdown.
Broker Extra 2020: Every effort is being made to ensure the UK economy fires up again, but how will brokers be operating and can they find better ways to function? Aviva's Phil Bayles, Ian Donaldson of Atlanta Group and Sara Fardon, of Willis Towers…
John Quinlan, who has been on leave for almost eight months, is looking to sue Aviva, writes The Irish Times.
Experts predict she will focus on expanding the business rather than carving bits off, while one broker warns "heads will roll" on the provider's top team.
It is early days yet, but new CEO Amanda Blanc is certainly talking the talk when it comes to turning around Aviva. Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift outlines where the battle could be won when it comes to her being considered a success or…
The newly appointed leader wants to direct change at pace at the insurer and does not rule anything out.
Maurice Tulloch has retired for family health reasons.
The insurer is the latest large firm to pause advertising on the social media platform which has been accused of not doing enough to address hate speech.
In the 20th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100 all of whom are focused on insuring ‘wheels’ in the broadest sense.
As Mental Health Awareness Week draws to a close Insurance Age asks what employers are doing for the people keeping the industry moving as they cope with Covid-19.
The insurer said most of its BI policies do not cover impacts arising from Covid-19.
Almost a year into the role as group CEO of Open GI, Simon Badley sat down with Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift to talk about how he plans to build on existing foundations to make the software house the technology 'partner of choice' for…
Law firm Mishcon de Reya names Aviva and QBE and is in discussions with third party funders to fund the litigation on behalf of hospitality sector which it expects to move forward by 10 June.
He succeeds Sir Adrian Montague who had been in the role since 2015.
Updated: Major insurers including Axa, Aviva, Ageas, LV and Zurich respond on automatic rebates as motor disrupters say the Admiral £25 move does not go far enough and questions are raised about the gesture.
The group, which has members including Aviva's Maurice Tulloch and RSA's Stephen Hester, is working closely with Pool Re to develop solutions to the crisis.
Polaris celebrated 25 years last year and also had a MD change with Vivek Banga taking the top spot. Banga catches up with Jonathan Swift about the future of e-trade and the role brokers can play.
InsureandGo says policies will not cover Covid-19, while Staysure continues to sell travel insurance and travel disruption cover.