We can confirm that, following a competitive tender process, EY has been proposed as auditor to Aviva plc. Pending shareholder approval at the 2024 Annual General Meeting, EY would be appointed for the financial year ending 31 December 2024.
The announcement further strengthens EY’s strong credentials in the financial services sector and leading position in the insurance sector.
Omar Ali, EMEIA Financial Services Managing Partner at EY, comments: “This is another major appointment for our growing financial services audit practice. Our unrelenting focus on audit quality, investment into audit technology, deep sector insights, and global scale ensures that we are well-positioned to serve companies like Aviva - the UK’s leading insurer. We are proud of the vital role our profession plays in the functioning of the world’s capital markets."