30 January 2024: Aviva plc (“Aviva”) has today announced a 15-year contract extension with existing key strategic partner, FNZ, the global wealth management platform, to support Aviva’s ongoing focus to simplify and transform the operations of its UK Insurance, Wealth & Retirement (“IWR”) business.

The extended partnership with FNZ will deliver improved and more consistent customer service and streamlined customer journeys, supporting Aviva’s ambition for customers to stay with Aviva for longer.

This will also support further simplification through consolidation of certain platforms primarily in its Heritage business, improving efficiency across Aviva’s IWR business.

Doug Brown, CEO Insurance, Wealth & Retirement at Aviva, said:

Extending this strategic partnership with FNZ will improve how we serve our customers, further simplify our operations and support our growth ambitions. It will allow us to rationalize our systems and improve efficiency, bringing significant benefits for our customers and the business.

Alastair Conway, FNZ UK CEO, added: "We’re delighted to have extended our partnership with Aviva. We’re incredibly proud of our long-standing partnership and significant achievements together, and we look forward to supporting Aviva with their exciting future growth plans."