Plus   Neg

Aviva Appoints Interim CFO Jason Windsor As CFO; Stock Up

Shares of Aviva plc (AV.L,AV) were gaining around 2 percent in the morning trading in London after the company announced the appointment of Jason Windsor as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director with effect from September 26.

Windsor has been the company's Interim Chief Financial Officer since July 1 after Tom Stoddard stepped down as CFO and a director on June 30.

He was previously Chief Financial Officer of Aviva UK Insurance. Windsor joined Aviva in 2010 and has extensive experience of the group, including as Chief Capital and Investments Officer, and as a member of the Aviva Leadership Team.

Maurice Tulloch, Chief Executive Officer, said, "Jason is exceptionally well qualified to be our CFO. He has a proven track record as CFO of our UK business and a deep understanding of Aviva and the markets we operate in. Jason is a very strong addition to the Board and will bring a strong analytical and commercial perspective."

In London, Aviva shares were trading at 395.10 pence, up 1.96 percent.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Pfizer said Friday it reached a multi-year deal with Gilead Sciences to manufacture and supply Gilead's investigational antiviral remdesivir for COVID-19 patients. Ferring Pharmaceuticals US is recalling various nasal sprays citing superpotency or amounts of desmopressin higher than specified, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced in a statement. The recall involves all lots on the market of DDAVP Nasal Spray 10 mcg/0.1mL, Desmopressin Acetate Nasal Spray 10 mcg/0.1mL, and STIMATE Nasal Spray 1.5 mg/mL. U.S. President Donald Trump has issued executive orders to ban Chinese mobile application TikTok as well as WeChat, citing a threat to national security and its economy. China's ByteDance Ltd. owns TikTok, a video-sharing mobile app, while Tencent Holdings Ltd. owns WeChat, a messaging, social media, and electronic payment app.
Follow RTT