Trevor Bull appointed as new CEO and MD for Aviva India

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NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Aviva Life Insurance, today, announced the appointment of Mr. Trevor Bull as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director for its operations in India. The appointment is subject to regulatory approval.

aviva-life-insurance-appoints-trevor-bull-as-ceo-for-india-operationsMr. Bull will join as the MD & CEO in January, 2015. He takes over from Mr. TR Ramachandran, who led Aviva India since October, 2008.

Mr Bull has more than 35 years of experience in the insurance industry across Asia and Europe. In his career span, Mr Bull has held key leadership positions in Zurich Insurance Malaysia Berhad, The Philippine American Life & General Insurance Company, Tata AIG Life Insurance, AIG Life Korea, ALICO Tokyo and Lutine Assurance Services Limited, Birmingham.

Mr. David McMillan, CEO Aviva Europe and member of Aviva’s Group Executive said, “We welcome Trevor as the CEO of the Aviva India operations. Trevor is an insurance industry veteran and joins us with a proven track record of achievements, in multi-distribution environments, across geographies, including India. We are confident that Trevor will lead the company to even greater success.”

Speaking on his new role, Mr. Bull said, “I have been closely associated with the Indian insurance market since the mid 2000’s and I am really looking forward to returning in this new role. I am excited at the opportunity to leverage my experience in strengthening Aviva’s business in India and working with the management team at Aviva India, in leading it to a successful future for our customers, partners and employees”.