Jason Windsor has joined the insurer as chief financial officer and executive director of the company effective from 26 September 2019.
Windsor, who joined Aviva in 2010, had been the interim chief financial officer since 1 July 2019 and held a similar role for the firm’s UK arm.
Additionally, George Culmer has been named as an independent non-executive director for Aviva, effective from 25 September 2019.
He joins from Lloyds Banking Group, where he left his role as chief financial officer on 2 August 2019.
The discretionary fund manager has hired Fiona Richards as chief operating officer.
She replaces Adrian Clark who has retired.
Richards joins from Deutsche Bank, where she held several senior roles including chief operating officer, managing director and head of strategy.
The Asian asset management arm of Prudential has restructured its investment departments and introduced two teams.
Ooi Boon Peng will take on the role of head of investment fund strategies in addition to being chief executive for the Hong Kong and Singapore business.
In addition, Kelvin Blacklock, the current chief investment officer, global asset solutions, has been named head of investment solutions.
Colette Comerford has been named LGBT Great’s lead role model ambassador.
In the newly created role, the current head of inclusion and culture at Legal & General Investment Management will be responsible for engaging with role models in the global financial services industry, on a pro-bono basis.
Ben Gutteridge has left Brewin Dolphin after 16 years to join Invesco as director of the newly rolled out Model Portfolio Service.
He will take on the role in 2020 based in the firm’s London office.
He has been at Brewin Dolphin since 2003 and his latest position was head of fund research.
Money and Pensions Service
The UK Money and Pensions service has named 10 people who will make up a newly created steering group to work on the implementation of pension dashboards.
The members are:
- Andrew Lowe, change and data solutions director at the Institute of Faculty and Actuaries and Equinti,
- Dominic Lindley, an independent member,
- Francis Goss, chief commercial officer at communications agency AHC,
- Kim Gubler, chair at the Pensions Administration Standards Association (Pasa),
- Nigel Peaple, director of policy and research at the Pension and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA),
- Paddy Greene, head of money and consumer rights policy at Which,
- Romi Savova, chief executive of PensionBee,
- Samantha Seaton, chief executive of Moneyhub,
- Will Lovegrove, an independent member, and;
- Yvonne Braun, director of policy, long-term saving and protection at the Association of British Insurers (ABI).
The financial planning firm has recruited nine planners across two of its offices.
Sally Matthews, Richard Gray, Pavel Patkov and Robert Dick will be based in London.
While Caroline Harris, Dan Limb, Naomi Baker, Hayley Burston and Laura Meech join the Bristol office.
The fund services provider had named Sonal Patel as managing director and head of sales for the Americas, Bermuda and the Caribbean.
She will focus on the firm’s growth strategy and development of relationships with US clients and intermediaries for Estera Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman.
She joins from BNY Mellon, where she was managing director, business development for the US and Americas.
The South African insurer has appointed Itumeleng Kgaboesele as a chairperson of the remuneration committee, effective from 25 September 2019.
He is also an independent non-executive director and member of the audit committee.
It comes after former chairperson Nombulelo Moholi resigned in early September 2019.
The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment has recruited Becky Jones as president of the Manchester branch and north west district branch committee.
She replaces David Gorman of Castlefield Investment Partners who held the position for the last three years.
She is currently a compliance officer at BNY Mellon.