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March 22nd, 2018 : The Royal Geographical Society, London

Mark Wilson

Group CEO, Aviva

Time: 11:15 - 11:40

In conversation with Colin Price - "Aviva's 300-Year Journey To Digital Transformation"

Mark Wilson has been Aviva's Group Chief Executive since 2013. Today Aviva is the largest insurer in the UK and a FTSE Top 30 Company. It has 33 million customers across 16 countries and has £475bn assets under management. Aviva is at the forefront of the digital revolution in insurance and in June 2017 it was named U.K. Business of the Year by the London Evening Standard.

Mark has long been a champion for sustainable business and is an advocate for the beneficial role that business can play in society. In 2016 he was ranked 12th in Bloomberg's list of the world’s best-value CEOs and was also named UK New Zealander of the year. As a kiwi, he is unsurprisingly a fan of the All Blacks rugby team.

  • Mark is the third generation of his family to work in insurance and has spent his whole career in the industry.
  • Before joining Aviva he spent 14 years in Asia, and was CEO of pan-Asian insurer AIA.
  • He is Vice Chairman of the Geneva Association, the leading international think-tank of the insurance industry.
  • He was the first FTSE 100 CEO to sign up to the 30% Club Executive Committee commitment on gender diversity and Aviva has already achieved the goal ahead of the 2020 target.

Session Overview

Aviva's 300-Year Journey To Digital Transformation

Global insurer and FTSE Top 30 company, Aviva, is at the forefront of the digital revolution in the insurance sector. In 2017, it was named 'UK Business of the Year' by the London Evening Standard.

In conversation with Colin Price, Executive Vice President of Heidrick Consulting, Group CEO Mark Wilson will discuss how Aviva's digital strategy is driving the transformation of this 300-year-old company.