John Cummings


Job title

Chief Information Officer Aviva plc


Main responsibilities

John joined Aviva in 2017 and is the Group Chief Information Officer. He is responsible for all aspects of technology within Aviva including Cyber Security.

John is a member of the Group Executive Committee and is on the board of Aviva Investors Holdings Limited and number of other internal Boards.

Experience and qualifications

John is passionate about Aviva’s Environmental, Social and Governance agenda, and is a member of the Aviva Sustainability Ambition Group. He is also the Chair of the One Aviva Inclusion Council which champions Aviva’s diversity, equality and inclusion agenda.  

He has a strong technology background predominately in the Insurance and Telco sectors, including international experience in India, Malaysia, and China. He has significant experience in the deployment of technology solutions at scale and delivering transformational change across a 30+ year career.

Prior to Aviva, he was the Deputy Chief Information Officer at Vodafone UK and held several senior IT roles at BT, where his final role was an international assignment setting up their Global Development Centre in Kuala Lumpur.

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