Aviva chief financial officer Pat Regan is set to leave the insurer.
Regan will depart in June to join QBE as its chief financial officer and will be based in Sydney, Australia. The group said formal arrangements for a search for a CFO are in progress
The CFO joined the group in February 2010 as CFO and was also appointed to the board as an executive director.
Mark Wilson, Aviva's chief executive, commented: 'After a successful career at Aviva, Pat has decided to take a new role outside the group. Pat has been a tremendous support in assisting me with Aviva's financial transformation. I am supportive of his decision, and he leaves with my best wishes and those of Aviva's Board.'