Aviva group CEO Amanda Blanc and Andrew Bell awarded New Year Honours

Aviva's Amanda Blanc and AJ Bell co-founder Andrew Bell both recognised

Cristian Angeloni
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Aviva group chief executive (CEO) Amanda Blanc has been awarded a damehood and AJ Bell co-founder Andrew Bell has been made a CBE in the King’s New Year Honours List.

Blanc has been named Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to business, gender equality, and net zero. She joined Aviva in January 2020 as a non-executive director and chair of the governance committee from Zurich, where she was EMEA CEO. Blanc was then promoted to group CEO of the insurance giant in July 2020. Meanwhile, Andrew Bell has been named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to the financial sector. He co-founded AJ Bell with Nicholas Littlefair in 1995 and served as CEO until October 2022, when current CEO Michael Summer...

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