Aviva plc (Aviva) has appointed Charlotte Jones (pictured) as its new chief financial officer (CFO) and executive director, effective September 05, 2022.
Jones will join Aviva from RSA Insurance plc, where she was previously the CFO of the company and the interim chief executive officer (CEO) of the RSA UK & International business. Over the years, she has enjoyed a highly successful career in financial services, including as the CFO of Jupiter Fund Management plc, where she was also a member of the board and executive committee, responsible for finance and corporate strategy. She also served as the head of group finance at Credit Suisse Group and the deputy group CFO at Deutsche Bank Group.
Commenting on the latest appointment, still subject to approval by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Aviva group CEO Amanda Blanc said: “This is a really excellent appointment for Aviva. Charlotte is a highly experienced CFO with an impressive track record across the insurance and asset management industries. She is an exceptional addition to Aviva and will play a central role as we accelerate our performance and grow.”
Jones commented: “Aviva is both an amazing brand and a business really focused on delivery, and so the opportunity to join as CFO is fantastic. I look forward to working with Amanda and the team and making Aviva the undisputed market leader in insurance, wealth, and retirement.”
The announcement follows the appointment of Matthew Washington as Aviva’s new global corporate and specialty director under the company’s commercial lines division.