Aviva Investors appoints independent Non-Executive Director

(London): Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has appointed Anne Whitaker to the Aviva Investors Board with immediate effect.

Anne joins the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director. She is also Chair of the Aviva Investors Audit Committee and a member of the Aviva Investors Risk, Remuneration and Nomination Committees.  Anne spent almost 30 years with Ernst & Young, where she gained substantial financial services experience at Partner level in their Investment Management practice and as the Risk Partner for their UK Financial Services practice.  More recently, she was a member of the Barts NHS Trust, where she chaired the audit and remuneration committees. 

Anne is currently a Non-Executive Director of Markel International Insurance Company; a Non-Executive director of Hitachi Capital; and a Board member of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, where she chairs the audit and risk assurance committees. She also volunteers for a number of charities and is a Governor of Roedean School.

Euan Munro, Chief Executive, Aviva Investors, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Anne to the Board.  She has a strong background in the financial services industry and a deep knowledge of investment management. Combined with her non-executive experience in both commercial and not-for-profit organisations, her expertise will be of great benefit as Aviva Investors continues to focus on becoming the global leader in outcome-oriented solutions.”   


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