Cathryn joined the Board on 12 February 2014
Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee, Technology Committee
Appointments and qualifications:
Previously, Cathryn was Group Chief Operations Officer at Aviva plc. Other roles with Aviva included Group CIO, UK Commercial Director, COO and Customer Experience Director of UK Life, plus she was chair of Aviva Healthcare UK Ltd, Aviva Global Services and Hill House Hammond. Her other roles included GM of Transformation at BUPA and a principal consultant in the financial services division at Coopers & Lybrand. She has an MA in Manpower Studies, completed CeDEP’s General Management Programme, was a graduate of the Institute of Personnel/HR Management and is currently a non-executive director of ACE European Group Ltd, ACE Underwriting Agencies Ltd, The Equitable Life Assurance Society and Chubb Insurance Company of Europe SE as well as Chair of AA Insurance Services Ltd.
Key strengths and contributions:
Cathryn has over 20 years’ experience in insurance and financial services, together with international roles. She is an experienced non-executive director, having sat on the board of The Equitable Life Assurance Society since 2009 and also chairs its Remuneration Committee. She brings a wealth of experience in major IT transformation programmes, implementing new distribution channels and customer service.
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