Barnett Waddingham non-executive chairwoman Elizabeth Renshaw-Ames has been named as trustee chairwoman of Aviva Master Trust.
Renshaw-Ames will replace current chairman Colin Richardson and is the former trustee chief executive of the HSBC UK Pension Scheme and was previously a senior partner at Mercer.
She said: "Core to my career in pensions for over 20 years is my passionate belief that excellent governance delivers positive outcomes for members and value for all stakeholders.
"In an evolving marketplace for master trusts, and at this uniquely challenging time for employers and their workforce, I am delighted to work with my fellow trustees and colleagues at Aviva to lead the further enhancement of the master trust."
Managing director of workplace savings and retirement Colin Williams added: "I am delighted that Elizabeth will be leading the trustee board. I'm looking forward to working closely with her in further developing and enhancing the master trust."
Tilly Ross - formerly a non-executive director at The Pensions Regulator - has also been appointed in the capacity of trustee.
Ross is also the independent chairwoman of Electricity Pensions and was a former non-executive of The Pensions Advisory Service and also global head of pensions at National Grid.
Williams said: "Tilly also brings a wealth of experience and skills and will be a great addition to the trustee board."
Ross added: "I'm very much looking forward to working with the other trustees and Aviva in an important time in the development of master trusts."
Aviva said the appointments of both Renshaw-Ames and Ross came after an extensive recruitment search with the help of executive search firm Hoffmann Reed.
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