DES MOINES, Iowa – Aviva USA, part of Aviva plc, the world’s fifth largest insurance group, recently announced the appointment of John D. Currier, Jr., right, as chief actuary and the promotion of Rhonda Elming to senior vice president, product management, effective immediately.
Currier joined the company in 2005 as senior vice president, annuity product development. He has led Aviva USA’s Product Management Group as chief product officer since 2008. In his new role, Currier will focus primarily on building and strengthening actuarial capabilities throughout the U.S. business. He will lead actuarial policy, management and reporting, while continuing to have oversight for product management activities.
As a result of Currier’s appointment, Rhonda Elming has been named senior vice president, product management. She has been a part of the Product Management Group since 2002. Elming has played a key role in developing innovative products for Aviva USA. Prior to her promotion, Elming served as Aviva USA’s senior vice president – life product management. She was responsible for Aviva’s life insurance product line. Elming’s new responsibilities span all of Aviva USA’s product lines including life, annuity and managed account – Guaranteed Investment Contracts (GIC).