Directorate Change - Senior Independent Director

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Aviva PLC
07 September 2020


7 September 2020


Aviva appoints Patrick Flynn as Senior Independent Director


Aviva plc ("Aviva") has appointed Patrick Flynn as Senior Independent Director with effect from 7th September 2020. Patrick will succeed George Culmer, who was appointed Chairman of Aviva on 27 May 2020, as previously disclosed.   


Patrick was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Aviva on 16th July 2019 and has extensive insurance experience, most recently as the Chief Financial Officer of ING, the Netherland's largest financial services group. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Natwest Group plc. 


George Culmer, Chairman, said:


"Patrick brings significant experience of both retail financial and insurance services. He has extensive knowledge of the Aviva Group, excellent relationships with other directors, and a good understanding of our shareholders' needs, which makes him the natural choice as Senior Independent Director."








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