Maurice Tulloch has been named as chief executive of the UK-based firm.
Tulloch joined Aviva in 1992 and was appointed to the board of Aviva in June 2017.
He is currently Aviva’s chief executive of international insurance and has responsibility for Aviva’s life insurance and general insurance operations in France, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Turkey and India.
Prior to that, he was previously chief executive of Aviva UK and Ireland General Insurance.
Sir Adrian Montague, chairman of Aviva, who has been acting chief executive, will revert to his role as non-executive chairman.
Sarah Dunnage has been named permanent chief executive for Ardan International.
The appointment comes following Dunnage’s six-month period as interim chief executive.
Dunnage has been part of the Ardan management team since it was purchased by International Financial Group – owner of the Ardan, RL360 and RL360 Services brands – in late 2016.
She was the head of finance for RL360.
The trust and private client service provider has hired Alan Brown as group chief executive and Geoff Weir as group chief financial officer, subject to regulatory approval.
Based in Vistra’s headquarters in Hong Kong, both Brown and Weir will join the company’s board. Their appointments are subject to regulatory approval.
Simon Hinshelwood, who has been leading the business as the executive chairman, will resume his role as non-executive chairman role.
Brown was most recently chief executive of ASCO Group, a Scotland-headquartered oil and gas services company.
Weir has held a number of group chief financial officer roles at Scotts Philips Associates, Exridge, Digicel, and most recently Sinar Mas in Indonesia.
National Bank of Australia
The bank has hired current director Philip Chronican as chairman.
He will replace Ken Henry as chairman later in 2019. Henry stepped down after his leadership was criticised by the recent Royal Commission in banking practices.
Chronican commenced in the role of group chief executive on 1 March 2019.
Nedbank Private Wealth
The firm has appointed David McFadzean as head of investments Jersey.
In the role, McFadzean, will be responsible for driving the company’s investment operation.
He joins from RBC Wealth Management.
The Italian financial services firm has hired Alessandro Cummunale as head of global family office (GFO), effective from 1 March 2019.
Cummunale will expand its offering to high and ultra-high net worth clients in partnership with group wealth management (GWM) across all geographies.
Before joining UniCredit, he was head of key client partners for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region at Deutsche Bank Schweiz in Zurich.
Securities and Futures Commission
The Hong Kong financial regulator has named Nicky Lo Kar-chun and Clement Chan Kam-wing as non-executive directors.
They will both serve a term of two years.
Outgoing non-executive directors Mary Ma Xuezheng and Albert Au Siu-cheung will leave their role on 23 April 2019 and 25 May 2019, respectively.
The wealth manager has hired John Porteous as group head of distribution.
In this newly-created role, he will have group-wide responsibility for developing overall distribution strategy for services and products.
Porteous will also join the firm’s executive committee and will report to chief executive, Paul Abberley.
He has more than 25 years’ experience in financial services.
Nick Cringle has become regional head of north west England at Brown Shipley, joining in May.
He will lead the firm in the north west, and also become head of the firm’s Manchester office, where he will be based.
Cringle will report into Guy Healey, head of private banking.
Prior to this move, He was at Arbuthnot Latham where he is currently director of private banking in Manchester.
William Quantrill has joined the UK wealth manager as wealth director, located at its London.
Quantrill joins Brewin Dolphin following 13 years at Kleinwort Hambros and he has over 25 years’ experience working with high net worth clients.