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Colm Holmes new CFO of Aviva UK & Ireland General Insurance

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London, United Kingdom - November 21, 2013, London, United Kingdom - Aviva plc, an insurance company, announces the appointment of Colm Holmes as chief financial officer for Aviva’s UK and Ireland General Insurance (UK & I GI) business.

Mr. Colm, who joins Aviva from Zurich Insurance Group where he was Group Treasurer and Head of Capital Management, brings a wealth of industry experience to the role and further strengthens Aviva’s UK & I GI leadership team.

He has been Treasurer of Zurich Insurance Group AG (formerly known as Zurich Financial Services AG) since November 2011. Mr. Holmes joined Zurich in 2001 from JP Morgan. Since 2010, he served as the Chief Executive Officer at Zurich's Centrally Managed Business (CMB) and as Head of Zurich Banking Group.

Prior to this, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of CMB Europe and Chief Operating Officer for Zurich's Centre Solutions in New York and Dublin. He serves as a Director of Zurich Finance (USA), Inc. He has been a Director of Zurich Finance (UK) Plc since March 20, 2012.

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