– UK, Basingstoke – AA plc (LSE:AA), is pleased to announce the appointment of Cathryn Riley as Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 28 February 2018. Cathryn will also be appointed as a member of the risk committee on appointment.
Cathryn is currently Chair of the Group’s insurance broker, AA Insurance Services Limited (AAISL). She also holds non-executive positions at Equitable Life, International Personal Finance plc, Chubb European Group Ltd and Chubb Underwriting Agencies. She has a wide-ranging career covering insurance, customer services, IT, operations and human resources. Cathryn was Group Chief Operations Officer at Aviva plc and a member of the Executive Committee. She was a management consultant at Coopers & Lybrand and General Manager of Transformation at BUPA.
John Leach, Chairman of the AA, commented: “I am delighted that Cathryn has agreed to join the board at this time. She has been a great asset to the AA as Chair of our insurance broker. She is an experienced non-executive director with focus in insurance, financial services and IT transformation which will provide further strength and depth to the Board. I believe that she will bring valuable experience and perspective.”
Cathryn will resign from the AAISL Board following the appointment of a further independent non-executive and a period of handover. David Smith, an existing independent non-executive of AAISL and current Chair of the Culture & Conduct Committee will, subject to FCA consent, be appointed as Chair of the AAISL Board.
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