Quinlan to lead Aviva
Aviva Ireland has appointed John Quinlan as chief executive, he was previously managing director of the group's general insurance business in Ireland.
He'll replace Hugh Hessing, who is returning to take up a role in Aviva's UK businesses.
Mr Quinlan led Aviva General Insurance back to market-leading profitability under a strategy that has delivered sustainable growth, the company said yesterday.
"It is a great privilege for me to have been chosen to lead our Irish business. Hugh has made an outstanding contribution over the last two years and I look forward now to working with the team to capitalise on our superb brand, our people, relationships and expertise as we build sustainable growth in this market, " Mr Quinlan said.
Mr Hessing will remain as ceo until year end.