Aviva boss joins BlackRock's board as non-exec director

Non-executive director

Jenna Towler
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Mark Wilson of Aviva
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Mark Wilson of Aviva

Mark Wilson, the group chief executive at Aviva, has joined the board at BlackRock as a non-executive director.

Wilson's appointment to board of the world's largest asset manager was confirmed in a note to the stock exchange this morning.  He joined Aviva group chief executive at the start of 2013, and was prevoiusly chief executive of AXA Hong Kong. Aviva Investors' AIMS boosts profits as range tops £12bn in AUM Aviva's market capitalisation has risen from £11bn to more than £2bn during his tenure.   Wilson is one of three new board members at BlackRock. The other two are private equity chief executive Bill Ford and Peggy Johnson, an executive vice-president at Microsoft.  

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