Aviva appoints Jason Storah as CEO, UK & Eire Basic Insurance coverage, and Tracy Garrad as CEO of Aviva Canada

Aviva has introduced the appointments of Jason Storah as CEO of UK & Eire Basic Insurance coverage*, and Tracy Garrad as CEO of Aviva Canada**.

Jason Storah and Tracy Garrad

Jason is presently CEO of Aviva Canada, a task he has held for 4 years, in a interval outlined by progress for that enterprise, together with GWP progress of 34%, and turning into the quantity two Basic Insurer within the Canadian market. Jason has virtually 20 years of expertise with Aviva in quite a lot of roles. Previous to turning into CEO of Aviva Canada, he most lately served as Chief Distribution Officer, the place he oversaw dealer distribution, partnerships – together with RBC Insurance coverage – in addition to Aviva’s direct insurance coverage enterprise and advertising.

In his new position, he’ll proceed to report back to Aviva Group CEO Amanda Blanc, and be a member of Aviva’s Group Govt Committee, as he has been since 2020.

Tracy Garrad will succeed Jason as CEO of Aviva Canada and take up her publish on 16 October 2023. Tracy has had a distinguished profession holding senior roles within the monetary companies, insurance coverage and healthcare sectors. Most lately she was CEO of AXA’s UK Healthcare enterprise (previously AXA PPP), and previous to that position she was CEO of HSBC’s Channel Islands and Isle of Man enterprise, following a 4 12 months tenure because the CEO of First Direct Financial institution. Tracy can be a Non-Govt Director of The London Inventory Alternate plc.

Tracy will report back to Aviva Group CEO Amanda Blanc, and change into a member of Aviva’s Group Govt Committee on becoming a member of the corporate.

Commenting on the appointments, Amanda Blanc, Group Chief Govt Officer, mentioned:

“I’m delighted to make these appointments, each of which strengthen the Govt Administration of Aviva.

“In Jason, we now have a CEO with a monitor document in operating a excessive performing Basic Insurance coverage enterprise, and our Canadian operation has thrived below his stewardship. Having efficiently led its turnaround, as most lately evidenced in yet one more sturdy quarter of progress, I’m thrilled he has now accepted the position of CEO of our UK & Eire Basic Insurance coverage enterprise. I stay up for him making use of his appreciable expertise to taking that enterprise ahead.

“Jason is becoming a member of a enterprise in nice well being, with a implausible management crew, in addition to dedicated individuals, and I do know that below his management it would go from energy to energy.

“We’re additionally trying ahead to welcoming the very gifted Tracy Garrad to Aviva Canada later this 12 months. Tracy brings a wealth of expertise to our enterprise, throughout a number of sectors, and her experience will show invaluable as we proceed to develop our Canada franchise, and Aviva extra broadly. She is a confirmed CEO, with the energy of management so as to add large worth to our enterprise throughout the Atlantic.”

Jason Storah, CEO, UK & Eire Basic Insurance coverage, mentioned:

“It’s an enormous honour and accountability to be requested to guide the UK and Eire Basic Insurance coverage enterprise. I’ll miss everybody in Canada, however I do know the crew and enterprise will proceed to go from energy to energy. I’m excited to tackle this new position and be part of a implausible crew that works tirelessly to develop our enterprise and assist our prospects.”

Tracy Garrad, CEO Designate, Aviva Canada, mentioned:

“I really feel very privileged to be becoming a member of Aviva at such an thrilling time. I stay up for working with Amanda and assembly the crew in Canada, and I’m relishing the chance to hitch a enterprise so focussed on prospects, and taking pictures for even additional progress on this implausible franchise.”

Adam Winslow, most lately CEO of UK & Eire Basic Insurance coverage, will probably be leaving Aviva to pursue an exterior alternative.


*Appointment topic to regulatory approval

** Appointment topic to visa and regulatory approval

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