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Frazee Joins Aviva USA as CIO

The former West Bend Mutual CIO will be responsible for all IT functions supporting Aviva's U.S. life and annuity business.

Jeff Frazee, SVP and CIO, life and annuity businesses, Aviva
Jeff Frazee, SVP and CIO, life and annuity businesses, Aviva
Jeff Frazee has joined Aviva USA (Des Moines), part of U.K.-based Aviva plc, as senior vice president and CIO of the company's life and annuity business. Frazee, who was most recently CIO of West Bend Mutual (West Bend, Wisc.) will be responsible for all IT functions supporting Aviva's U.S. life and annuity business.

"I'm very excited about Jeff joining our team," comments Chris Littlefield, CEO, Aviva USA. "This is an important time as we look for opportunities to grow our business and improve our service to distribution partners and consumers. Jeff's leadership skills and technology experience will be great additions and we look forward to his many contributions."

Aviva USA's regional CIO Rob Houghton describes Frazee as a seasoned leader with a proven track record for improving results in IT operations. "We look forward to working with Jeff to advance the Aviva USA technology agenda," Houghton remarks.

Frazee expresses pride in commencing the next phase of his career at Aviva USA. "I look forward to working with Aviva's leadership team and IT employees across the organization," he says. "I am excited to be moving to the Des Moines area and to becoming actively involved with the central Iowa community."

Frazee's IT career spans 27 years, including senior roles at General Electric, Mutual of Omaha, Capgemini, Ernst & Young and Adelphia communications.

Anthony O'Donnell has covered technology in the insurance industry since 2000, when he joined the editorial staff of Insurance & Technology. As an editor and reporter for I&T and the InformationWeek Financial Services of TechWeb he has written on all areas of information ... View Full Bio

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