Aviva’s Townend replaces Amanda Blanc as IFB chair

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Rob Townend, managing director of Aviva UK general insurance, has been appointed chair of the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB).

The move follows Amanda Blanc leaving her role as UK and Ireland CEO at Axa in order to take up the CEO Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) post at Zurich. She took up her position at the IFB in 2016.

Townend commented: “Detecting, stopping and preventing insurance fraud is a priority for our industry and as IFB chair I will be focused on continuing the sustained fight

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