Aviva

Aviva plc is an insurance company that operates in the financial services sector. Up until 2002, the company’s name was CGNU plc (formed after CGU plc merged with Norwich Union). The company offers diversified products focused on customers in the insurance industry. Major regions of operation are the United Kingdom, North America, South East Asia, and Europe. Technically, Aviva began operations in 1696 owing to the fact that one of its constituent companies established that year. At the time of founding, the company offered fire insurance alone. The company first ventured outside the UK in 1810. Major products that Aviva offer include individual insurance cover, property and liability insurance, and motor vehicle insurance. In addition, the company offers products focused on income protection, investment management services, and savings accounts for diverse clients. Investors can buy and sell Aviva’s shares over the London Stock Exchange under the ticker AV. Aviva has its headquarters in London, United Kingdom.

Latest Aviva News

Aviva share price: Group appoints finance chief

Aviva (LON:AV) has appointed Jason Windsor as its new finance chief, the blue-chip insurer has said. Windsor has been the group’s interim CFO after Tom Stoddard stepped down from the top finance job at the end of June. Aviva’s share price...

Aviva share price: Insurer beefs up board with industry veteran

Aviva (LON:AV) has moved to boost its board with a former finance chief of Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) and blue-chip peer RSA Insurance (LON:RSA), the FTSE 100 insurer has said. The news comes after Aviva’s interims last month when the...

Aviva share price climbs higher amid shake-up reports

Shares in Aviva (LON:AV) have climbed higher in London in today’s session amid reports that the company is preparing to unveil a shake-up. The news comes after the company recently unveiled management changes, having promoted insider Maurice Tulloch to the...

Aviva share price: Analysts weigh in on management changes

Shore Capital argues that Aviva’s (LON:AV) new chief executive Maurice Tulloch has ‘a tough job’ ahead of him, Citywire reports. The comments came after the blue-chip insurer unveiled senior management changes yesterday, which saw  Andy Briggs step down immediately as...

Aviva share price down as group unveils management changes

Shares in Aviva (LON:AV) have slipped lower in London in today’s session as the company unveiled senior management changes. The move came after the blue-chip insurer recently promoted insider Maurice Tulloch to the top job. As of 10:04 BST, the...

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