Lyda Iturralde Joins Aviva Investors as Chief Compliance Officer

CHICAGO--()--Aviva Investors Americas announced today that Lyda Iturralde has joined the firm as Chief Compliance Officer. In this role, Ms. Iturralde will be responsible for implementing the firm’s compliance strategy, policies and procedures; and for investment compliance. She will work directly with senior management and provide counsel on a wide range of compliance-related matters. Based in Chicago, she will report to Patrick O’Brien, Chief Executive Officer and Andra Purkalitis, Chief Legal Officer.

Lyda joins Aviva Investors from Calamos Investments, where she was Director of Compliance. Prior to Calamos, Lyda worked for Ziegler Lotsoff Capital Management as Chief Compliance Officer.

“A strong compliance culture is critical to our business as we enter an increasingly complex regulatory environment,” said Purkalitis. “Lyda has extensive asset management experience and brings a demonstrated track record. Her experience will help Aviva Investors continue to foster a best-in-class compliance program.”

Lyda graduated from the University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign with a B.S. in Finance.

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Aviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc. The business delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 15 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under management of £274 billion at 31 December 2012.

Aviva plc

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  • Aviva is the UK’s largest insurer and one of Europe’s leading providers of life and general insurance.
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* Based on Aviva plc Annual Report and Accounts 2012.

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Aviva Investors Americas LLC
Rob Ranges, 212-593-5604
Head of Business Development
rob.ranges@avivainvestors.com
www.avivainvestorsamericas.com

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Contacts

Aviva Investors Americas LLC
Rob Ranges, 212-593-5604
Head of Business Development
rob.ranges@avivainvestors.com
www.avivainvestorsamericas.com