Aviva names USchief executive

Insurance giant Aviva has named Christopher Littlefield as chief executive officer of its US business. Littlefield, who was chief operating officer, will lead the firm&rsquo;s US life and annuity business. He will still report to Tom Godlansky, who runs the overall Aviva North America region. Littlefield joined AmerUs Group &ndash; which was later acquired by Aviva &ndash; in January 2006 as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary.<br /><br />