Aviva USA, part of Aviva plc, the world's sixth-largest insurance group, has named Joseph W. Wittrock as chief investment officer for the West Des Moines-based company. Wittrock currently serves as head of research for Aviva Investors North America based in Des Moines.
About Aviva USAAviva USA is a sales leader of indexed life insurance and indexed annuities. Headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, Aviva USA also has offices in Topeka, Kan., and Melville, N.Y. Aviva USA has approximately 1 million customers and employs more than 1,500 people across the country. Aviva USA is part of Aviva plc and can trace its presence in the United States back to 1896.About Aviva Investors North AmericaAviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc. The business delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 14 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under management of more than $400 billion at 31 December 2010. No Aviva Investors affiliate is engaging in or holding itself out as engaging in the business of advising others as to investing in securities or the business of buying or selling securities in any jurisdiction where it is not qualified to do so. This media release is provided for the reader’s information only and does not constitute investment advice or convey an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any financial products. For investment professionals only and/or qualified investors only.