January 17, 2018 09:45
Greg Somerville and Colm Holmes
Greg Somerville has made the decision to leave his position as president and chief executive officer ofAviva Canada on the 1st of march next. After his departure, Mr. Somerville will serve on the board of directors of Aviva Canada as a non-executive director. The employment of Aviva for 25 years, he held the position of CEO for four years.
It is Colm Holmes, currently president and chief executive officer ofAviva general Insurance in the United Kingdom, and chair of the division Global Corporate and Specialty, who succeeded him.
Withdrawal of the daily management of the company
«After more than 25 years of service at Aviva, the time has come for me to remove myself from the day to day management of the company. I will continue, as all the employees of Aviva Canada, put our customers, our brokers and our partners at the heart of my actions. The business continue, » says Mr. Somerville.
«I am proud to pass to Colm a company that is well positioned for the future and a team that really cares for its customers. I know Colm, and I know that the transition will be smooth. I look forward to the help, in concert with the senior management team of Aviva Canada, to strengthen the position of the company as a strategic advisor and non-executive director «, he adds.