Article date: 31 March 2011
Aviva has appointed Andy Curran as UK Life retail and partnerships director. Andy will
report to Graham Boffey, Aviva's Life distribution director. Andy joins Aviva from
Prudential, where he has been its intermediated distribution director.
Andy will lead Aviva's Life Retail and Partnership divisions, shaping and delivering the
strategy for life retail customers. He will also work closely with Ant Middle, Aviva's UK
strategic partnerships director, on the Life contribution to Aviva's key UK strategic
Graham Boffey, Life distribution director at Aviva said: "I'm delighted that Andy is joining the team. He brings a wealth of experience and deep industry knowledge. As Life retail and partnerships director, Andy's understanding of the market will complement a strong team."
Andy Curran said: "I'm hugely excited to be joining Aviva and looking forward to leading the life Retail and Partnerships team. The world of financial advice is going through a period of enormous change. Our role will be to help our customers and partners and to ensure that Aviva becomes the leading provider in the market. It's tremendously exciting and I can't wait to get started."
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Aviva is one of the world's largest insurance groups* with 53 million customers worldwide and 46,000 employees.
Aviva’s main activities are long-term savings, fund management and general insurance, with worldwide total sales of £45.1 billion and funds under management of £379 billion*.
In the UK, Aviva takes care of its 19.2 million customers by helping them look after their future, protecting what’s important – from their health to their homes, their cars to their business – and saving for the future.
Aviva has a 10.5%** share of the UK life and pensions market and insures one in six homes and one in ten cars in the UK. It is also one of the oldest UK insurers, with a heritage stretching back more than 300 years.
RAC, which is owned by Aviva, provides breakdown and insurance services for individuals and businesses and has around seven million customers.
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*based on gross worldwide premiums at 31 December 2009
**Source: ABI data released August 2010