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Aviva Appoints Bob Stein as Non-Executive Director

LONDON -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/13 --

28 January 2013


Aviva plc ("Aviva" or "the Company") announces that Bob Stein has today
been appointed as a non-executive director of the Company.

Bob is currently a non-executive director and vice-chair of the audit
committee of Assurant, Inc (US specialty insurance). He is a member of
the Society of Actuaries, the American Academy of Actuaries and is a
Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is a Trustee Emeritus of the
board of trustees of the Actuarial Foundation.

Bob spent most of his working life at Ernst & Young in the US, where he
held a number of managing partner roles including in actuarial,
insurance and financial services practices in the US and globally,
culminating in being Managing Partner, Global Actuarial Practice.

Commenting on the appointment, John McFarlane, chairman of Aviva said:"I am
delighted that Bob is joining the Aviva Board. His deep
knowledge of accounting and actuarial practices, and the insurance and
broader financial services sector, will be an asset to the Aviva

This announcement is made pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11.


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Notes to editors:

. In accordance with paragraph LR 9.6.13R of the listing rules,
  Aviva confirms there is no information to be disclosed in terms of LR
  9.6.13R (2) to LR 9.6.13R (6) inclusive in respect of Bob Stein.

. As at the date of this announcement, Bob Stein holds no
  beneficial interests in ordinary shares of Aviva.

. Aviva provides 43 million customers with insurance, savings and
  investment products.

. We are the UK's largest insurer and one of Europe's leading
  providers of life and general insurance.

. We combine strong life insurance, general insurance and asset
  management businesses under one powerful brand.

. We are committed to serving our customers well in order to build
  a stronger, sustainable business, which makes a positive contribution
  to society, and for which our people are proud to work.

. The Aviva media centre at www.aviva.com/media includes images,
  company and product information and a news release archive

. Follow us on twitter: www.twitter.com/avivaplc

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