Gross written premiums less treaty (2001): £5.6bn

Includes Gross Written Premiums for:
Norwich Union Insurance: £3.3bn
CGU International Insurance: £2.1bn
CGU Underwriting: £2m

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Gross written premiums less treaty (2001): £5.6bn

Includes Gross Written Premiums for:
Norwich Union Insurance: £3.3bn
CGU International Insurance: £2.1bn
CGU Underwriting: £2m

Address:8 Surrey Street, Norwich, NR1 3NG

Tel: 01603 622 200
Fax: 01603 683 659

www.norwichunion.co.uk

History:Aviva is the world's seventh largest insurance group. In May 2000, CGU and Norwich Union - two companies that together can trace their history back more than 300

years - merged to create CGNU. On 1 July 2002, CGNU changed its name to Aviva.

Aviva is the largest insurer in the UK and one of the top-five life companies in Europe.

Chief officer: Patrick Snowball

Biography: Snowball is group executive director responsible for Norwich Union. He began his career in the Army, and was there for 20 years. He joined Goddard Kay Rogers

as a consultant before joining Ajax Insurance Association. Ajax was bought by Norwich Union in 1989 and Snowball became managing director of Ajax in 1991. In 1994 he became

personal insurances director of Norwich Union, and managing director general insurance in 1996. He was appointed to his present position in 2001.

UK branches: 46

UK staff: 18,000

Major shareholders:920,000 (individual), 36,000 (institutional)

Main lines of business: Household, motor, liability, commercial, creditor, private medical insurance (PMI)