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Colm Holmes, Global CEO General Insurance, Aviva

Colm Holmes 1.jpgPrior to his appointment as Global CEO for the General Insurance business on 1 July 2019, Colm was President and CEO of Aviva Canada and previously CEO of Aviva UK General Insurance, the leading general insurer in the UK market and Aviva’s largest general insurance business. He has driven growth and innovation across all target markets and product lines, as well as achieving high customer and broker satisfaction levels. Colm joined Aviva as CFO for UK General Insurance business in 2013.

Prior to joining Aviva, Colm spent 13 years with Zurich Insurance Group in the UK, New York and Switzerland holding roles which included CEO of their centrally‚Äźmanaged business division and Group Treasurer and Head of Capital Management.  Before Zurich, Colm spent nine years with JPMorgan where  he was Head of Structured Finance Services for Europe. Colm holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business from Trinity College Dublin and is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Colm is married to Dee and lives in Dublin with their 3 daughters.