Aviva announces changes to healthcare business

Article date: 15 June 2011

Aviva today announces that Mark Noble, director of sales and marketing, Aviva UK Health has been promoted into the role of health and group risk director with immediate effect. This sees him taking on the day-to-day running of the UK Health business.

Mark will report into Phil Willcock, who has recently been appointed propositions director for Aviva’s life and health businesses.

Adam Beckett, head of strategy, marketing and direct operations will move into the role of sales and marketing director for UK Health. 

Commenting on the appointments Philip Willcock, propositions director for Aviva said: “I’m thrilled that Mark has agreed to lead UK Health in the next chapter of its growth. He has unparalleled knowledge of the health and group risk markets, is a natural leader and above all, after nearly 20 years with UK Health, he loves the business and cares passionately about ‘doing the right thing’ for our customers and our people.

“Adam brings a keen strategic brain to the role and I am confident that he will help to take both his new directorate, and the wider business, from strength to strength.”


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Aviva is the world’s sixth largest* insurance group. We provide more than 53 million customers with insurance, savings and investment products with total worldwide sales in 2010 of £47.1 billion**.

We are the UK’s largest insurer with 19 million customers and one in three households has a relationship with us. Our combination of life, health and general insurance, together with motoring services from RAC, is unique in its scale and breadth in the UK market.  Customers can choose to buy our products through intermediaries, our corporate partners or from Aviva direct and we have become the partner of choice for many of the UK’s biggest organisations. 

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* based on gross worldwide premiums at 31 December 2009.
** at 31 December 2010.

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