– UK, London – Aviva plc (LSE:AV), has appointed Mr Keith Williams as an independent non-executive director of the Company with effect from 1st August 2016. He will also join the Board Audit, Governance and Nomination Committees.
Keith was previously the Executive Chairman of British Airways (“BA”) having previously been Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to working at BA, he worked for a range of major corporations including Reckitt and Colman, Apple Computer Inc. and Boots and was formerly a director of Iberia Aerolinas and International Consolidated Airlines Group. Keith is currently the non-executive Deputy Chairman of John Lewis and non-executive director of Transport for London.
Sir Adrian Montague, Chairman, said: “I am delighted to welcome Keith to the Aviva Board. Keith helped transform British Airways into a customer focused organisation and his experience with technology companies helped British Airways embrace the internet revolution early in its development. He will be a strong asset to the Board and I very much look forward to working with him.”
In addition, Aviva also announces that Claudia Arney, who was appointed as a non-executive director on 8 February 2016 has, with effect from 1 June 2016, been appointed to the Board’s Remuneration and Governance Committees.
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