Aviva North America, a part Aviva, has appointed Saskia Goedhart as new chief risk officer for its region.

Goedhart will lead the region’s risk management strategy, including the implementation of the company’s risk management transformation plan.

Goedhart will oversee the risk management teams of both Aviva USA and Aviva Canada and serve as a member of Aviva North America’s executive committee, reporting directly to Richard Hoskins CEO of Aviva North America.

He will be joining Aviva from Munich Re Life, North America, where he held the similar role.

Prior to Munich Re, she worked 10 years at ING as head of asset liability management and capital management in the US, and in other senior-level risk and financial management roles throughout the firm in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific.

Goedhart has over 10 years of experience as a corporate financial and risk management consultant, having worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Van Den Boom Groep.