George Culmer to take chair at Aviva plc
Aviva plc has appointed George Culmer as Non-Executive Chairman with effect from the 27th May 2020. He will succeed Sir Adrian Montague who will retire from the Board on 31st May 2020.
Culmer brings extensive experience in insurance and broader financial services to the role. He is currently Aviva’s Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, a role he assumed in January 2020. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Rolls Royce Holdings plc.
Previously Chief Financial Officer of Lloyds Banking Group plc and CFO of RSA Insurance Group plc, Culmer has also had senior roles at Zurich Financial Services and Prudential plc.
The Board has initiated a process to appoint a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director to succeed George Culmer.
Culmer said: “I am honoured to be appointed Aviva’s Chairman. I would like to thank Adrian for his service to Aviva over the last seven years and his leadership during a period of considerable change.”