This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Aviva North America Names Saskia Goedhart As Chief Risk Officer

Stocks in this article: AV

Aviva North America, part of Aviva plc, the world's sixth-largest insurance group, today announced that Saskia Goedhart has been named chief risk officer for the North America region. Goedhart is joining Aviva from Munich Re Life, North America.

At Aviva, Goedhart will lead the region’s risk management strategy, including the implementation of the company’s risk management transformation plan.

“I am pleased to have someone of Saskia’s experience and caliber in risk analysis and management,” said Richard Hoskins, Aviva North America chief executive officer. “With her strong background in risk and compliance, she is an excellent choice to champion Aviva’s global risk vision and strategy here in North America.”

Goedhart comes to Aviva from a similar capacity as chief risk officer of the North America Life operations of Munich Re. In that role, she was charged with establishing the enterprise risk management function. Prior to Munich Re, she worked 10 years at ING as head of Asset Liability Management and Capital Management in the U.S., and in other senior-level risk and financial management roles throughout the company in Europe, the U.S. and Asia Pacific.

Goedhart also has more than 10 years of experience as a corporate financial and risk management consultant, having worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Van Den Boom Groep.

“Saskia fills a crucial role at Aviva in our ongoing efforts to drive a risk-aware culture throughout North America,” Hoskins said. “With her globally diverse background in capital management, enterprise risk management and actuarial financial analysis, she will be instrumental in guiding Aviva during a critical time in our business.”

Reporting directly to Hoskins, Goedhart will oversee the risk management teams of both Aviva USA and Aviva Canada and serve as a member of Aviva North America’s executive committee.

About Aviva plc and Aviva North AmericaAviva is the world’s sixth-largest insurance group, serving over 53 million customers across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Aviva's main business activities are long-term savings, general insurance, and fund management, with worldwide total sales of £47.1 billion and funds under management of £402 billion at 31 December 2010. In North America, Aviva is a sales leader of indexed life insurance and indexed annuities in the U.S., and the second largest property and casualty insurer in Canada.



1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,371.89 +176.47 1.03%
S&P 500 0.00 -2.75 -0.14%
NASDAQ 4,631.2220 +65.0840 1.43%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs