Aviva CEO Mark Wilson to depart in 2019

After 'successful turnaround'

Natalie Kenway
clock • 2 min read

Aviva's CEO Mark Wilson has agreed with the board to step down from his role with immediate effect to allow for the group's "next phase of development".

A statement said Wilson had been brought in in 2013 to "deliver a turnaround" and as the board believed this had been "successfully completed" it was time for new leadership. It added the search for a new chief would begin immediately with "internal and external candidates being considered". Wilson will remain with the group until April 2019 to assist with the transition while a new CEO is expected to be appointed within four months. During the transition, the board has asked Sir Adrian Montague, currently non-executive chairman of Aviva, to assume executive responsibilities and lead ...

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