The new hire brings over 30 years of financial services experience to the team 

Aviva has appointed Charlotte Jones as chief financial officer (CFO) and executive director, effective from 5 September 2022.

Jones joins from RSA Insurance, where she most recently served as CFO and interim chief executive of its UK and international business.

Prior to joining RSA, she worked as CFO at Jupiter Fund Management, where she was a member of the board and executive committee, with responsibility for finance and corporate strategy.

Jones also served as head of group finance at Credit Suisse Group and deputy group CFO at Deutsche Bank Group. She started her career at Ernst and Young (EY) in August 1990.

‘Central role’

Group chief executive Amanda Blanc said: “This is a really excellent appointment for Aviva.

“Charlotte is a highly experienced CFO with an impressive track record across the insurance and asset management industries.

“She is an exceptional addition to Aviva and will play a central role as we accelerate our performance and grow.”

Jones added: “Aviva is both an amazing brand and a business really focused on delivery, and so the opportunity to join as CFO is fantastic.

“I look forward to working with Amanda and the team, and making Aviva the undisputed market leader in insurance, wealth and retirement.”